Wishard Takes Third at WCC Championships
Sophomore Chelsea Wishard finished the 6K race at Crystal Springs with a third-place time of 22:07.
Wishard was named to the All-WCC team for her efforts.
Wishard’s mark was only 13 seconds out of first place and almost two minutes faster than her 2007 WCC time of 23:52, which placed her 33rd overall.
Unfortunately, not everyone on the team had as good of a performance as the Waves placed sixth overall with 117 points. Freshman Lauren Lodge (
Pepperdine’s men’s team scored twenty more points than the women with 137 points, but managed a fifth-place finish that matched last season’s result.
Sophomore Seth Allison (Canyon, Texas/Canyon HS) was the Waves’ leading runner for the second time this season, coming in 22nd place with a time of 27:13 on the 8K course. Last year, Allison was the Waves’ No. 6 runner at 27:48.
Finishing close behind Allison were team captain and sophomore Conrad Wozniak (
Both Wozniak’s and Floris’ times were slightly faster a year ago, but their overall placing in 2008 was about 10 places higher.
Wozniak was 34th last season in 27:07 and Floris was 36th in 27:11.
Pepperdine’s next competition is the NCAA West Regional, which takes place in