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Stanford Poised for Pac-12's
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 10/31/2013

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Pac-12 Championships info

LOUISVILLE, Colo. -- The Stanford men's and women's teams have combined for 27 Pac-12 cross country titles and 19 individual championships. With history behind it, the Cardinal will run in the 45th annual meet Saturday. 

The Stanford men are ranked No. 13, and rated as the third-best team in the field, behind No. 1 Colorado and No. 4 Oregon. The Stanford women are ranked No. 20 and rated fifth in the conference, behind No. 1 Arizona, No. 12 Oregon, No. 13 Washington, and No. 16 Colorado.

Here is a closer look at the meet:

Pac-12 Cross Country Championships
Coal Creek Golf Course; Louisville, Colorado

Men, 9:40 a.m. PT (10:40 a.m. MT)
Distance: 8 kilometers (4.97 miles)

Women, 10:40 a.m. PT (11:40 a.m. MT)
Distance: 6 kilometers (3.73 miles)

Meet TV coverage: Pac-12 Networks
Tape-delay, Mon. , Nov. 4 (6:30 p.m. PT)

Live Results:
Links at and

Stanford rankings:
Men, No. 13; Women, No. 20

Defending champions:
Men, Colorado; Women, Oregon

Top men’s returner:
Lawi Lalang (Arizona), 1st in 2012 and 2011

Top women’s returner:
Elvin Kibet (Arizona), 3rd in 2012

Most recent Stanford titles:
Men, 2010; Women, 2010

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Stanford men's lineup:

Michael Atchoo, sr., Troy, Mich. (Troy HS): Stanford’s indoor mile record-holder (3:57.14) ... three-time indoor track first-team All-America ... Stanford No. 4 at Pre-Nationals.

Marco Bertolotti, sr., Port Washington, N.Y. (Schreiber HS): Eighth among current Stanford lineup at Stanford Invite ... No. 2 on ‘B’ team at Bronco Invitational ... 3:44.22 for 1,500m.

Jack Bordoni, so., San Jose, Calif. (Bellarmine College Prep): Walk-on makes first postseason appearance ... No. 7 among current lineup at Stanford Invite.

Justin Brinkley, so., Kingwood, Texas (Kingwood HS): Reigning U.S. junior national track champ at 1,500m ... 3:46.13 1,500 PR ... Stanford No. 6 at Pre-Nationals.

Kenny Krotzer, sr., Buckley, Wash. (Auburn Riverside HS): No. 6 among current lineup at Stanford Invite ... No. 1 on ‘B’ team at Bronco Invite ... Stanford No. 9 at 2012 Pac-12’s.

Sean McGorty, fr., Fairfax, Va. (Chantilly HS): Stanford No. 1 and fifth overall at Pre-Nationals in collegiate debut ... 2012 Foot Locker national XC runner-up ... 8:45.61 for 2M.

Erik Olson, sr., Novato, Calif. (Novato HS): 2011 U.S. junior XC champ ... 13:46.12 for 5K ... 19th in ‘13 NCAA 5,000 final ... Stanford Invite champion ... Stanford No. 2 at Pre-Nats.

Jim Rosa, jr., West Windsor, N.J. (West Windsor-Plainsboro North HS): 2012 All-West Region XC ... Stanford No. 3 at Pre-Nats ... 13:59.76i for 5K, 29:47.53 for 10K ... 7th in ‘13 Pac-12 10K.

Tyler Stutzman, sr., Charlottesville, Va. (W. Albemarle HS): Three-time track All-America in 1,500/mile ... 3:58.85i for 1M, 3:40.43 for 1,500 ... 10th at 2012 NCAA West Regional XC.

Garrett Sweatt, so., Edwardsville, Ill. (Edwardsville HS): Stanford No. 5 at Pre-Nats ... 14:10.86 for 5.000m ... Stanford No. 5 among current lineup at Stanford Invitational.

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Stanford women's lineup:

Cami Chapus, so., Pacific Palisades, Calif. (Harvard-Westlake School): Stanford No. 3 at Pre-Nationals ... 4:39.64 for 1M, 4:17.12 for 1,500 ... two-time HS Dream Mile champ.

Sophie Chase, fr., Burke, Va. (Lake Braddock HS): Stanford No. 4 at Pre-Nationals in collegiate debut ... three-time Foot Locker XC nationals finalist.

Aisling Cuffe, jr., Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. (Corn. Central): Second overall at Pre-Nationals ... Stanford No. 1 at 2012 NCAA  XC ... 16:15.53 for 5K ... XC and TF All-America.

Justine Fedronic, sr., Belmont, Calif. (Carlmont HS): Stanford 800m school-record holder (2:00.97) ... third in NCAA track final ... ran for France in Euro U23 champs.

Vanessa Fraser, fr., Scotts Valley, Calif. (Scotts Valley HS): Making collegiate debut at Pac-12’s ... running unattached, was Stanford No. 1 at Bronco Invite.

Megan Lacy, so., Marlton, N.J. (Cherokee HS): Stanford No. 3 at Stanford Invite ... team No. 5 at Pre-Nats ... U.S. junior national runner-up in 5,000m.

Danielle Katz, fr., Los Gatos, Calif. (Los Gatos HS): Making collegiate debut at Pac-12’s ... No. 4 among current lineup at Stanford Invite.

Molly McNamara, jr., Little RIver, N.J. (Red Bank Catholic HS): Ran in Stanford’s top seven in 2011 Pac-12 and West Region teams ... No. 8 among current lineup at Stanford Invite.

Rebecca Mehra, so., Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. (Palos Verdes HS): Stanford No. 4 at USF Invite ... Stanford No. 6 at 2012 Pac-12 XC.

Tate Murray, sr., Lake Oswego, Ore. (Lake Oswego HS): Stanford No. 6 at Pre-Nats ... No. 8 among current lineup at Stanford Invite.

Jessica Tonn, sr., Paradise Valley, Ariz. (Xavier Prep): Fourth overall and team No. 2 at Pre-Nats ... Stanford Invite champ ... 15:54.90 for 5K ... two-time track All-America.




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