Mountain Lions disappointed at Mt. Sac
David Harmer finished 19th out of 40 runners in the 800-meter run at the Mt. Sac Relays in Walnut, Calif., one of the biggest Division I meets of the year.
Harmer finished with a time of 1 minute, 53.14 seconds, which was a personal record.
"David ran well and was right where he wanted be at 600 meters," said Brad Winn. "He needed a little more kick after that."
Winn finished 18th out of 32 finishers in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. While Winn's finish is not a bad one, it was not exactly what he wanted.
"The time was disappointing for me," said Winn. "I was really hoping to get a better finish."
The conditions in Walnut, Calif. was something that the Mountain Lions had not experienced in the fickle Colorado climate.
"It was hot all day," said Winn. "We really haven't had the chance to train in that kind of weather."
Winn was by no means making excuses, however.
"It [the weather] may hurt more than I know. It's hard to say," said Winn.
The two other Mountain Lions to compete were Jason Braun and Aaron Rubalcaba-Lopez.
Rubablcaba-Lopez finshed 25th in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 32:56.81. Braun finished 29th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time 9:56.89.
"We will definitely bounce back from this meet," said Winn. "We still have the conference meet and we'll need to focus on that."
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