As a team, the Roadrunners placed 18th out of 22 teams in a challenging field that included a talented women's field of Division I schools like meet champion Loyola Marymount and runner-up San Diego State.
Monica Guzman (Jr., Bakersfield, Calif., Garces HS) had her best performance of the year by clocking a 25:37.7 to place143rd, while Jorey Braughton (R-So., Bakersfield, Calif., Centennial HS) finished right behind her at 144th with a 25:39.4. Anaiz Ortiz (Jr., Palmdale, Calif., Antelope Valley College) recorded a 25:55.4 mark to place 155th and Melisa Cruz (Bakersfield, Calif., West HS) took 169th with a 26:16.2.
Up next, the 'Runners will be racing in the Northridge Invitational on Oct. 13. The meet will be the last of the regular season before the 'Runners will head to their first-ever GWC Championship meet on Oct. 27.