ORINDA, Calif. — In its second overall event and first outdoor meet of the 2015 season, Santa Clara track produced a good showing at the West Coast Invitational and West Coast Relays last Saturday and Sunday in Orinda, Calif. The four-man relay team of Joey Berriatua, Nicholas Mantovani, Kurt Ruegg and Adam Vare set a school record by running a 10:13.20 in the Distance Medley Relay and three Broncos recorded personal best times in their respective 3000 meter races.
"The West Coast Invite and West Coast Relays are two great events. It has become a meet we all look forward to as it marks the beginning of the outdoor season," head coach Felipe Montoro said. "Any time we can compete against our conference rivals represents an opportunity to get better."
Men's Distance Medley Relay: Berriatua, Mantovani, Ruegg, Vare
1st place – 10:13.20 (School Record)
Women's Distance Medley Relay: Chrisman, Kuehn, Nash, Wood
5th place – 12:36
INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL RECORDS
Ryan Greenough — 3,000m — 8:38
Grayson Murphy — 3,000m — 10:13
Amia Nash— 3,000m — 10:42
The Broncos are back on the track for competition March 7 at the Kim Duyst Invitational in Turlock, Calif.
"I am very pleased with the collective progress of the team's fitness and looking forward to continuing the season in a few weeks in Turlock," Montoro said.
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