Simpson runners and coach earn all-conference cross country honors
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - Holy Names University and William Jessup University each placed four runners on the California Pacific Conference men's and women's cross country teams, Commissioner Don Ott announced on Nov. 9.
Men's conference champion William Jessup University placed three runners on the men's all-conference team. The Warriors' Kimberly Spencer was named the women's all-conference team. Women's conference champion Simpson University placed Hannah Dooley and Rebekah Studebaker on the women's all-conference team. The Red Hawks' Tony Moore was named to the men's team.
In addition to Simpson's and William Jessup's representatives, Holy Names placed four runners on the two teams. On the men's side, they placed Fernando Diaz and Zachary Holt; and on the women's team, they placed Maricruz Espindola and Agnes Silvestro. UC Merced also placed three on the all-conference teams - Daniel Pena on the men's side and Alexandria Curtis and Jillian Foster on the women's side.
Runner of the Year honors for the men went to Fernando Diaz of Holy Names and the honor for the women went to Agnes Silvestro. The Men's Coach of the Year award went to Parker Daniells of William Jessup. Simpson University cross country coach Ben Gurczynski won the Women's Coach of the Year award.
|Chadd Baltzley||William Jessup||SR||Loomis, CA|
|Ben Burchett||William Jessup||JR||Tracy, CA|
|Fernando Diaz||Holy Names||SR||Daly City, CA|
|Zachary Holt||Holy Names||JR||Bakersfield, CA|
|Tony Moore||Simpson University||JR||Redding, CA|
|Daniel Pena||UC Merced||FR||Lompoc, CA|
|Wayne Smith||William Jessup||SO||Hayward, CA|
|Alexandria Curtis||UC Merced||SO||San Jose, CA|
|Hannah Dooley||Simpson University||SO||Witchita Falls, TX|
|Maricruz Espindola||Holy Names||JR||Dinuba, CA|
|Jillian Foster||UC Merced||FR||Livermoore, CA|
|Agnes Slivestro||Holy Names||JR||Sudan, Africa|
|Kimberyly Spencer||William Jessup||SR||Diamond, MI|
|Rebekah Studebaker||Simpson University||SR||Albuquerque, NM|
Courtesy of the California Pacific Conference
Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.