Outdoor Season Begins

By Matt Sandstead published March 18, 2006

The Mountain Lions started the outdoor track season in Boulder Saturday, with the Potts Invitational. Not only did the Mountain Lions start the season with a bang, but with a few new records as well.

Aaron Rubalcaba-Lopez started off the season with a 4th place finish in the 3,000 meter-run with a time of 8:53.00. Rubalcaba-Lopez's time set a new school record for the 3,000 meter, beating Jay Luna's time of 9:05.64 set back in 2003.

Ironically, Luna finished 11th behind Rubalcaba-Lopez Saturday, while David Harmer finshed 12th.

In the 3,000 meter steeplechase, UCCS was the only school to compete. Brad Winn finished first among the Mountain Lions with a time of 9:45.21. The next four finishers were Jason Braun, Gabe Small, Alex Tiernan, and Kevin Moulton.

Mark Brehm ran a 23.16 seconds, 200 meter-dash. The time was good enough for a solid 9th place in the race and 4th in school history.

Brehm's 14th place finish(51.77) in the 400 meter-run also placed 4th in school history for the event.

Dan Pinter finished 8th in the 800 meter-run. Pinter's time was 2:03.09, only seven seconds behind the first place finisher.

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