March 23, 2012
Houston - Owl distance runner Gabe Cuadra won the 10,000m run Friday night at Rice's 30th Victor Lopez Classic held at Holloway Field/Ley Track.
Cuadra led from start to finish in the 10K and finished with a time of 31:08.91. In the 3000m steeplechase, James llamas ran second with a time of 9:09.86, while Travis Roberts was seventh (9:18.95). John Cavallo, in the 5000m, placed fourth and was clocked at 14:47.80.
"This first day went wonderful and we couldn't be happier," stated Owl head coach Jon Warren. "All of our athletes set a personal record on Friday. The conditions were great and the meet ran smooth."
The Victor Lopez Classic concludes on Saturday with the running event finals starting at 6 p.m. and ends with the 4x400m relays at approximately 8:45.
13, Mike Troop, 4:02.92
4, John Cavallo, 14:47.80
1, Gabe Cuadra, 31:08.91
11, Nick Williams, 47.42m/155-7