Women Finish 11th at Stanford

Women Finish 11th at Stanford

Oct. 1, 2006


Palo Alto, Calif., With the top nine runners of 11th ranked UC Santa Barbara held out, the Gaucho B team finished 11th of 17 teams Saturday at the Stanford Invitational.

Senior Christie Farson came in with a goal of running six minute pace over the 6 kilometer course and did exactly that finishing in 22:22 for 42nd place. Joining Farson up front for the Gauchos was freshman Lisette Arellano finishing just 3 seconds behind in 22:25 for 44th place. Junior Christine Bjelland also had a promisng race after fighting injuries the last year, finishing strong in 23:12 for 73rd place.

Also competing for UCSB were sophomore walk-on Stephanie Garcia and freshman Nicole Anderson. Garcia and Anderson finished in 77th (23:17) and 86th (23:32) respectively.

Individual Results 1 5581 Arianna Lambie JR STANFORD 20:13 5:26 42 5491 Christie Farson SR SANTA BARBARA 22:22 6:00 44 5488 Lisette Arellano FR SANTA BARBARA 22:25 6:01 73 5489 Christine Bjelland SO SANTA BARBARA 23:12 6:14 77 5492 Stephanie Garcia SO SANTA BARBARA 23:17 6:15 86 5487 Nicole Anderson FR SANTA BARBARA 23:32 6:19