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Cal Poly Sweeps Cross Country Awards

9/12/2017

Peter Cotsirilos and Bryanna Fuller of Cal Poly led their squads at the Fresno Cross Country Invitational, earning Big West Athlete of the Week honors.

Cotsirilos Wins 4-Mile Event

Cal Poly junior Peter Cotsirilos (WIlmette, Ill./New Trier Township HS) earned Big West Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week recognition after finishing in first place at the Fresno Invitational.

Cotsirilos completed the 4-mile course in 20:38.5, outdistancing teammate Sean McDermott, who finished a close second in 20:40.8.

The Mustangs dominated the field with a near perfect score of 16 points as they finished first through fourth in the standings.

Others nominated: None

Fuller Captures Fourth Place at Fresno Invitational

Cal Poly sophomore Bryanna Fuller (San Diego, Calif./Rancho Bernardo HS) placed fourth at the Fresno State Invitational to earn Big West Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week.

Fuller traversed the 5K Woodward Park course in a time of 18:13.5.  San Jose State’s Jenny Sandoval won the event in 17:50.4.

The Mustangs tied the Spartans for the top team score of 39 points.  Fuller, who averaged a mile pace of 5:52.8, finished ahead of teammate Angela DiPentino (18:15.3), who was fifth overall.

Others nominated: Sienna Santiago (Hawai‘i)