Cal Poly sophomore Kayleigh Tyerman was named the Big West Conference Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week on Wednesday.
On Saturday, Tyerman won the 5K UC Santa Barbara Lagoon Open in 17 minutes, 7 seconds, leading the Mustangs to a 27-30 team win. Tyerman, of Central Point, Ore., was the Big West Freshman of the Year last season.
Cuesta volleyball wins in sweep
The Cuesta College volleyball team swept Porterville 25-13, 25-15, 25-21 in its home opener.
Tess Gilkey led the Cougars (2-0) with 10 kills, while San Luis Obispo High grad Kristin Urias added eight. Cori Gacad, a Morro Bay High product, paced Cuesta with five digs, and Ensley Allmon distributed 25 assists in the win.
Cuesta, which will head to the Victor Valley Quad this weekend, trailed just once after 10 points.
High school cross country rankings
The San Luis Obispo High girls cross country team is ranked No. 3 in the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 preseason poll.
Mission Prep’s girls squad was ranked No. 5 in Division 5, while Arroyo Grande and Templeton were ranked 10th in divisions 2 and 4, respectively.
On the boys side, San Luis Obispo was voted No. 9 in Division 3, with Morro Bay slotted 10th in Division 4.