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Slugs Sweep Cross Country Honors

Slugs Sweep Cross Country Honors

Izzy Heart and Pablo Cortes of UC-Santa Cruz have been named the American Collegiate Athletic Association Cross Country Athletes of the Week.

Heart, a freshman from Boulder, CO (Boulder HS), broke into the school's top 15 with a 23:11.5 5K clocking at the San Francisco Invitational, her first collegiate race. She finished 43rd out of 93 NCAA Division I runners.

Cortes, a freshman from Paso Robles, CA (Paso Robles HS), finished 19th out of 79 mostly NCAA Division I runners at the San Francisco Invitational. He covered the 8,000-meter course in 26:18.5.

The two runners are the first Banana Slugs to recieve ACAA honors of any kind.

Others Nominated: Women: None. Men: Mac Sloan Anderson, Pratt.


September 3 - Izzy Heart, UC-Santa Cruz

September 3 - Pablo Cortes, UC-Santa Cruz