Long Beach State 49ers Heath Reedy and Rosa Del Toro had great success in each of their respective races at the Asics Fullerton Season Opener. Both runners won their events and earned this season's first Big West Cross Country Athlete of the Week honors.
Heath Reedy returns for his second year at Long Beach State with a great start being the first to finish with the top time of 25:0.4, 11 seconds ahead of second place Tyler Reed of Cal State Fullerton.
Senior Rosa Del Toro led the 49ers women's cross country team to a second place finish after winning the women's 6K with a time of 22:03.7. Del Toro bested the second place finisher, Karen Rosas of Glendale, by nearly five seconds.
Cross country returns to action this week at the UC Irvine Invitational September 10th. Please visit longbeachstate.com for more information!