March 27, 2010
Houston - The 28th Annual Victor Lopez Classic got underway Friday at the Rice Track Stadium with over 2,000 collegiate and high school athletes competing, making it the largest contingent ever at the Lopez Classic. Rice was also able to show off its brand new blue Beynon track surface.
Justin Maxwell was the Owls' highest finisher on the first day of action. The senior placed fourth in the 3000m with a time of 9:31.81. James Llamas was right on his heels in fifth with a time of 9:35.85.
The Victor Lopez Classic concludes on Saturday, beginning at noon.