Cross Country Hosts 35th Watermelon Run In Preparation For Season Opener

    Sept. 2, 2000

    FRESNO, Calif. - The Fresno State men's and women's cross country teams prepared for the upcoming season today by participating in the 35th annual Watermelon Run held on the Fresno State campus.

    The men's cross country team had a strong showing in the six mile run with all of the Bulldogs finishing in the top 12. Josh Roddy (So., Manteca, Calif.) was the first to finish with a time of 29:49. Moses Avila (So., Reedley, Calif.) took second place with a time of 31:58.

    In the two mile run the women's cross country team entered twelve runners. Finishing first on the squad was Jennifer Smith (Jr., Lake of the Pines, Calif.) who finished 35th overall with a time of 11:56. Rachel Bauer (Jr., Clovis, Calif.) was 38th overall with a time of 11:36.

    Both teams will open the season at Cal State Stanislaus in Turlock, Calif. on Saturday, Sept. 9th at 10 a.m.

    Fresno State Watermelon Run

    6 Mile (Top 10) 1. Josh Roddy (FS), 29:49, 2. Moses Avila (FS), 31:58, 3. Mike Galvan (FS), 31:23, 4. Santos Solorio (FS), 32:08, 5. Robert Vaca (FS), 32:15, 6. Alex Mason (FS), 32:27, 7. Josh Tyson (FS), 33:11, 8. Cooley, 33:33, 9. Kevin Smith (FS), 33:49, 10. Curtis Barcela (FS), 34:38.

    4 Mile (Top 10) 1. J.J. Duke, 19:37, 2. Zach Tarver, 21:22, 3. Joe Carnegie, 21:23, 4. Extrada, 21:39, 5. Berber, 21:48, 6. Rexes Z., 21:50, 7. Carlso Martinen, 22:22, 8. Noe Agaleo, 22:23, 9. Evan Carroll, 22:58, 10. Hector Daza, 23:20.

    2 Mile (Top 10) 1. C. Burchill, 9:27, 2. J. Estrada, 9:39, 3. R. Anderson, 9:42, 4. K. Cirrinrione, 9:48, 5. J. Resendez, 10:02, 6. D. Bauer, 10:04, 7. F. Funston, 10:05, 8. R. Salle, 10:27, 9. J. Rosas, 10:31, 10. M. Willbanks, 10:36, 35. Jennifer Smith (FS), 11:31, 38. Rachel Bauer (FS), 11:36, 42. Brianna Denley (FS), 11:39, 47. Corina Mendoza (FS), 11:45, 50. Stacy Esquivel (FS), 11:55, 61. Michelle June (FS), 12:14, 63. Mandy Hollister (FS), 12:16, 64. Jennifer Fiedler (FS), 82. Bergann Hernandez (FS), 12:44, 89. Jessica Yanan (FS), 12:58, 97. Argentina Banuelos (FS), 100. Dwanice Williams (FS), 13:20.

     

     

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