Nov. 9, 2013
DAVIS, Calif. -- Sophomore Katie Ott led a pack of three UC Davis runners in the top 20 while sophomore Patrick Fitzgerald paced the men's team in 20th place, leading the Aggies at the 2013 Doc Adams Open on Saturday morning at the Putah Creek Reserve Course.
Ott was the eighth collegian across the line for the women on Saturday, finishing the 6K course in a time of 22:03 to finish 12th overall, and was followed closely by freshman teammate Kayla Knapp, who crossed the line 12 seconds later in 14th place with a time of 22:15, and freshman Clara MacLeod in 16th place with a time of 22:27.
Freshmen Olivia and Rianna Goins finished in 21st and 22nd place, respectively, separated by just one second with times of 22:46 and 22:47. Sophomore Julia Yang (23:36) and freshman Kaz Shidara (24:29) rounded out the UC Davis line up in 34th and 44th place, respectively.
Stanford's Danielle Katz won the event with a time of 20:57.
On the men's side, Fitzgerald was the sixth collegian across the line on Saturday, covering the 8K course in a time of 25:21, a minute off the pace of individual winner Justin Marpole-Bird, who crossed the line with a time of 24:07.
Sophomore Miguel Aceves (25:44) and junior Trevor Ehlenbach (25:48) were the next-highest finishers for the Aggies, separated by just four seconds in 31st and 36th place, respectively. Sophomore Cody Nguyen (26:06) in 40th, freshman Luke Dorman (26:12) in 45th, freshman Austin Goins (26:16) in 46th, and freshman Alex Grigoriev (26:49) in 58th, rounded out the UC Davis lineup.
The championship season continues next weekend as both the men's and women's team compete at the NCAA West Regionals on Saturday (Nov. 15) at the Haggin Oaks Golf Course. The men's race begins at 10:30 a.m., while the women's race starts at 11:45 a.m.
2013 DOC ADAMS OPEN
Nov. 9, 2013
(winners plus UC Davis finishers)
MEN'S 8K RESULTS
1. Justin Marpole-Bird (unattached), 24:07... 20. Patrick Fitzgerald (UC Davis), 25:21... 31. Miguel Aceves (UC Davis), 25:44... Trevor Ehlenbach (UC Davis), 25:48... 40. Cody Nguyen (UC Davis), 26:06... 45. Luke Dorman (UC Davis), 26:12... 46. Austin Goins (UC Davis), 26:16... 58. Alex Grigoriev (UC Davis), 26:49.
WOMEN'S 6K RESULTS
1. Danielle Katz (Stanford), 20:57... 12. Katie Ott (UC Davis), 22:03... 14. Kayla Knapp (UC Davis), 22:15... 16. Clara MacLeod (UC Davis), 22:27... 21. Olivia Goins (UC Davis), 22:46... 22. Rianna Goins (UC Davis), 22:47... 34. Julia Yang (UC Davis), 23:38... 44. Kaz Shidara (UC Davis), 24:29.