Women's Student-Athlete of the Week: Araceli Zainos, Cross Country

CSUN senior Araceli Zainos paced the Cal State Northridge women's cross country team to a fifth-place finish at the Tritan Invitational on the campus of UC San Diego on Satuday, October 6. 

Orginally from Reseda, Calif., Zainos finished eighth among 238 runners in a time of 22:39.1 to lead the squad for the second-straight meet. She finished second overall as the Matador women won the UNLV Desert Invitational on Sept. 29. 

"The women did great finishing fifth," said head coach Avery Anderson. "Araceli ran outstanding for us getting eighth overall."

The Cal State Northridge Cross Country team will host an Open 5k race as part of their annual Northridge Invitational on Saturday October 13, 2012 on campus. The CSUN Open 5k is scheduled to begin at 9:15 a.m.