March 9, 2011
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Amanda Moreno has been named Big West Track Athlete of the Week after winning the women's 5,000m run at the Ben Brown Invitational this past weekend at Cal-State Fullerton.
Moreno had a winning time of 16:41.54 which was more than four seconds faster than second-place finisher Sheree Shea of Loyola Marymount University.
The Escalon, Calif. native is less than three seconds behind former UCSB and 2010 Big West Champion Danielle Domenichelli.
Next for Moreno and the rest of the Gauchos will be the All-UC meet which will take place this Saturday, March 12, at UC Irvine.