Cal Poly Roundup: Hollander breaks cross country course record

Cal Poly sophomore wins women’s 5K in 16:36 as Mustangs top UCSB, 27-28

sports@thetribunenews.comSeptember 1, 2013 

Returning All-American Laura Hollander broke the course record and led the Cal Poly women’s cross country team to a 27-28 season-opening win against UC Santa Barbara at the Gauchos’ Lagoon Open on Saturday. 

The Cal Poly men’s cross country team ran past UCSB 26-29, completing the Mustangs’ sweep.

Hollander won the women’s 5K race, setting a course record of 16 minutes, 36 seconds, and beating second-place finisher Dani Moreno of UC Santa Barbara by more than 50 seconds. 

The next Mustang to cross the finish line was Rachel Bush, who came in at 18:10.

Chris Frias finished first for Cal Poly in the men’s 8K race, coming in four seconds behind race winner Anthony Ortolan and running the course in 24:21.90. 

Mustang Sean Davidson followed Frias with a time of 24:54.70 for third place, Mitch Moriarty was fifth in 25:19.90, and Nick Woolf was eighth in 25:39.40.


Cal Poly splits

The Mustangs (1-2) beat Baylor 3-2 and then fell to Colorado 3-0 during the Northern Colorado/Colorado State Tournament.

Led by sophomore Hannah Schleis’ career-high 20 kills, the Mustangs started the day with a come-from behind-win against Baylor, 25-20, 22-25, 19-25, 25-23, 25-13.  

Seniors Megan McConnell and Chelsea Hardin both had 15 kills, and McConnell added 12 digs. 

Later in the day, Cal Poly fell to the Rams, 25-19, 25-22, 25-16. 

McConnell led the Mustangs with 12 kills. Kelsey Snider (13 kills) and Adrianna Culbert (11 kills) pace Colorado State. 

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