UVic Vikes athletes Kendra Pomfret (3053) and Shauna McInnis (3052) compete in the 41st annual Stanford Invitational on Sept. 27 against 44 other college and university teams.

Vikes XC pick up California win

Kendra Pomfret led all UVic Vikes cross country runners with a 40th overall finish at the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto

Kendra Pomfret led all UVic Vikes cross country runners with a 40th overall finish at the 41st annual Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif. on Saturday, Sept. 27.

Pomfret ran most of the six-kilometre route in 22:05 with teammate Shauna McInnis just nine seconds back. It paced the women to first overall amongst the 21 non Div. 1 NCAA schools at the meet. The Vikes women would have likely placed around eighth overall amongst the Div. 1 teams, though there was a scoring difference with the number of runners used.

Jackson Bocksnick (24:43) led the Vikes men with a 52nd overall finish, as the Vikes men were fifth amongst non Div. 1 NCAA teams.

– With files from the UVic Vikes

Vike wins Beaver Lake XC race

UVic Vike Matt Noseworthy (16-19) outpaced everyone to win the eighth and final event of The Q Victoria Run Series, an eight-kilometre cross country race at Beaver Lake Park on Saturday (Sept. 27).

Noseworthy, who dit not travel to the Stanford Invitational, finished the spike-friendly course in 28 minutes and 51 seconds. Fellow Vike Derrick Evans (16-19) was second (29:44). Oak Bay High grad Talen Rimmer (16-19) was fourth at 30:49. Lucy Smith ran an even 32 minutes as the top woman (40-49) in the 8-km, averaging exactly four minutes per km.

The race also featured a 4-km route that drew a mix of athletes, won by Campbell River’s Aiden Longcroft-Harris (16-19) in 15:48.

 

 

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