News • November 01, 2021

CBU's men cross country win back-to-back WAC Championships

CBU's men cross country win back-to-back WAC Championships

Riverside, Calif. (Nov. 1, 2021) – California Baptist University cross country ended its season with a historic performance at the Western Athletic Conference Championships on Oct. 30.

The Lancer men won their second-straight WAC team title with a perfect score, led by Florian Le Pallec. CBU's women secured a runner-up finish as a team and individually from Greta Karinauskaite. CBU hosted the WAC meet for the first time at the UC Riverside Agricultural Operations Course.

Le Pallec and Karinauskaite also set new CBU records. Le Pallec won the 8000-meter race with a time of 23:18.5. Karinauskaite placed second in the 6000-meter race with a time of 19:50.9.

Coach Adam Tribble was named the WAC Men's Coach of the Year, and Karinauskaite the Freshman of the Year. Thirteen Lancers—eight men, five women—earned All-WAC honors with top-20 finishes.

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