SAN LUIS OBISPO — Atascadero High School, Cuesta College alum, and current Cal Poly junior Miranda
Both accolades come after her winning performance on Saturday at the Mark Covert Classic, where she took first place among 163 individuals, earning a 5K time of 17 minutes and 45.7 seconds at Carbon Canyon Park in Brea.
Afterward, DyeStat/RunnerSpace spoke to Miranda about her day; CLICK HERE to view the interview.
A psychology major from Atascadero,
Both the Mustang women’s and men’s squads swept the team victories at the season-opening meet, as the women’s team compiled a score of 56 while the men’s team tallied 60 points. The Orange County course will also host the Big West Championships on Oct. 27.
Daschian’s Big West honor marks the 18th time since 2009 the conference’s weekly women’s award has gone to a Cal Poly competitor, while the men’s all-time total (since the accolade was implemented in 2001) stands at 37, making for a combined total of 55 for the program as a whole.
Up next, Cal Poly visits UC Santa Barbara’s annual Lagoon Open, scheduled for an 11 a.m. start Sept. 15 in Isla Vista.