Rice Men's Track & Field Turns in Great Performances on Day One of Victor Lopez Classic

Gabe Cuadra.

March 23, 2012

Victor Lopez Results

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.

Rice Results
13, Mike Troop, 4:02.92

3000m Steeplechase
2, James llamas, 9:09.86
7, Travis Roberts, 9:18.95
12, Anthony Urbanelli, 10:15.64

4, John Cavallo, 14:47.80

1, Gabe Cuadra, 31:08.91

Hammer Throw
11, Nick Williams, 47.42m/155-7





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