Tigers Cross Country

Valle Named SCIAC Runner of the Week

Valle Named SCIAC Runner of the Week

LOS ANGELESRoxanne Valle was named SCIAC Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week on Monday after a standout performance last weekend.

The senior from Azusa was Oxy's top finisher and the 16th-best overall runner at The Master's Invitational 5K in Santa Clarita on Saturday. Valle led Oxy to a seventh-place finish out of a field of 30 teams that included UCLA and USC.

Valle crossed the line in 18:25.7 for a course record. 

"Roxanne ran with a lot of composure and confidence, and was rewarded with a nice course personal record," Bartlett said. "I'm excited to watch her race again in two weeks as she continues to grow into the season."

As a team, the Tigers were the top D3 team at the meet.

Oxy runs again on Oct. 13 at UC Riverside.

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