Cougars open postseason stretch at Pac-12 Championships from Chambers Bay

Cougars open postseason stretch at Pac-12 Championships from Chambers Bay

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Washington State men’s cross country team had a pair of runners place in the top-30 and finished sixth in the overall team scoring, and the women’s team tallied a ninth-place team finish Friday at the 2023 Pac-12 Championships from Chambers Creek Regional Park.

Brian Barsaiya turned in his best 8k time of the season, finishing 23rd overall in 23:33.5, while teammate Kelvin Limo placed 28th overall in a lifetime-best 23:48.1.  Washington State’s men took sixth overall in the team standings with a scoring finish of 23-28-31-39-47.

Caroline Jerotich clocked her fastest 6k time of the season to lead the way for the Cougar women, placing 33rd overall in 20:23.0.  Alaina Stone Boggs, running only her second meet of the fall, improved on her season debut by almost a full minute to finish 51st overall in 20:53.9.

Up Next:

Washington State will take on more two-week break as it prepares for the 2023 NCAA West Regional from Sacramento, Calif.  The 2023 NCAA Cross Country Championships will be held in Charlottesville, Va., on the morning of Sat., Nov. 18.

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WSU Results
Official Results PDF
Women’s 6k
– Team: 9th overall [33-51-54-74-86]
Caroline Jerotich: 20:23.0, 33rd
Alaina Stone Boggs: 20:53.90, 51st
Neema Kimtai: 20:58.60, 54th
Nicole Bissell: 21:33.90, 74th
Maya Nichols: 22:11.70, 86th
Jaylyn Lehner: 22:39.60, 93rd
– Isabela Alvarado: 22:46.90, 95th
Hanna Bailey: 23:04.30, 98th
Sophia Cushman: 23:37.10, 103rd

Men’s 8k

– Team: 6th overall [23-28-33-46-56]

Brian Barsaiya: 23:33.5, 23rd

Kelvin Limo: 23:48.1, 28th

Leif Swanson: 23:57.2, 33rd

Kyle Ortega-Gammill : 24:22.9, 46th

Micah Galeana: 24:49.5, 56th

Jacob Easton: 24:52.3, 57th

Ethan Martin: 25:06.9, 61st

Evan Bruce: 25:24.8, 66th

Eric Swedin: 25:28.9, 68th

– Grayson Wilcott: 26:41.0, 76th

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