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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Stanford Invitational Meet Preview and Box Assignments


You can check out my meet preview for Stanford at this LINK. There are a lot of teams and individuals and teams in each race and I tried my best to mention as many runners and schools as possible. If there are any errors or individuals/schools that I should have mentioned, please feel free to add them in the comment section below.

Check out who has opted for the seeded races at this LINK. Now that I know exactly who will compete in what race, look for the Stanford Invitational preview later tonight. In the meantime, please feel free to discuss the top contenders here.

12 comments:

Anonymous said...

In looking at the teams, there are still a whole lot of unknowns; who has a healthy top 5? Which top runners have been holding back for the big races? Which number 2 or 3 is set to provide the sort of punch that can take a team through the post season? At this point I am expecting to see Jesuit, Bellarmine and either Arcadia or Davis in the top 3. I think it's a safe bet that Arcadia's Rocha will be top 5 along with Vernau of Davis, Kurdy from Jesuit and Grijalva from Armijo along with one of the McQueen runners (Weisberg and Gephart) There are also a handful of runners who could have breakout races and make a name for themselves on this big stage.

Anonymous said...

We are not running our top 7 and probably won't until league finals. That's pretty common in this sport.

Anonymous said...

Marin Catholic seeded?

Albert Caruana said...

Some teams end up competing in other races when they are shut out of their natural divisional race.

Anonymous said...

Great article, Albert!

Albert Caruana said...

Thanks a lot. It's extremely difficult to do a preview for a meet this size and with so many unknown teams from out of state. If there are any teams and/or individuals that I missed, please list them below and I will be happy to add them to the article.

Best of luck to all participating teams tomorrow.

Anonymous said...

On boys side seems like a few key people that should be running or top 3-5 contenders
not sure what divison or race


Ehrenburg
Downs
Olivero
Bouhassoun
Katzman
Robison

Anonymous said...

Great article Albert, you covered as much as anybody could be humanly expected to with the given information. One of the names on the boy's side that I would include would be Luis Grijalva, one of the top juniors in California, who won his race at Woodbridge in the varsity rated race putting him 13th overall out of over 5,000. McQueen from Reno always brings a strong team and I would expect both Weisberg and Gephart to to be in the bottom half of the top 10. Very interested in seeing if Bellarmine's Beaudoin-Rousseau runs on the seeded team. Only a soph, but a 9:45 3,200 and some serious potential.

Albert Caruana said...

Thanks for the names so far. They were all definitely considered and Robison is mentioned in the Division II preview. Ehrenburg, Olivero, and Bouhassoun will be in the seeded race. Downs will be with Robison in Division 2. Katzman will race in Division I.

Thanks for the heads up on Luis Grijalva. Definitely an oversight on my part. Same for McQueen. They lost a couple of excellent runners from last season but it looks like they have a very good program there.

Beaudoin-Rousseau should be running in the seeded race (my guess).

Anonymous said...

It looks like Ocegueda and Pina will be in the seeded race, not D2. Katzman in D3 race, not D1

Albert Caruana said...

Correct on Katzman. He will be in Division III race.

Anonymous said...

Robey, Gaskell, Katzman in D3 race. Too bad Nick Downs is running D2.

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