Lynbrook HS - Cross Country
2004 Highlites & Lowlites
- Team is 19 girls, 48 guys & 3 Coaches (above the Lynbrook average).
- Marshall Clark 4 Miler becomes an Annual event.
- Steph will "BE BACK" - but only on a limited basis.
- Missy joins the team as a Coach, and so does Anil.
- Our Second Labor Day Run had 21 folks running out behind Stevens Creek Dam.
- Due to budget cuts, we start charging a Competition/Transportation Fee.
- Saturdays with Steph become a weekly thing, going all over the area.
Lynbrook Center Meet:
- Construction is over!
- MayC sets a Lynbrook Soph record.
- 'Fresh Meat' continues its tradition.
- NO Football games were happening this year.
- The team runs well, lots of dusty finishes. Ribbons & Pizza at Jakes.
- JV Boys take 3rd thanks to 6th man Bob Wang.
- Shamil Hargoven "should've" won but Wilcox moves their #1 VB down to JV.
- F/S also grabs a 3rd place team finish with Jason Wang finishing 4th.
- 67 folks at Jakes - what a wild place.
- Varsity Boys grab a second place finish and Luis Jensen is 6th.
- MayC beats Julianne for the first (and last) time this season.
- JV Boys win this one outright with Andrew Xiao leading the Vikes.
- JV Girls take 3rd with Anna Sun placing 5th.
- MayC gets on Saratoga All Time list (#5).
Central Park Invite:
- Jensen gets within 6 seconds of Hari.
- Jason Wang wins the F/S race with a tremendous kick, team takes 3rd.
- Lynbrook Ladies beat NMC - who is a ranked CCS team.
- The guys aren't as lucky (NMC wins) but they do beat rivals Cupertino & Homestead.
- Pasta feeds (and non-pasta feeds) are a regular tradition.
- Hash Run, Bagel Run, Jamba Juice Run, Slurpee Run, Donut run... you get the idea.
- Rallye Run: Cindy, Aditi, Lauren, Metha, Nishi, Helena & Missy win this annual event.
- Scavenger Hunt: Aditi, Helena, Cindy, Mehta, Nishi, Julia & Lauren take down the other 7 teams.
- Jensen goes from 9th to 26th in the last 1200 meters, but still grabs hardware.
- MayC finishes 3rd in the F/S Girls race.
- Newbies say that the hill was not "that bad".
- Pumpkin Patch is closing, we better hurry.
- Steph needs 4 big pumpkins, Hank & Jon help carry them back.
- Scare House was such a hit some went through twice!
- First look at Toro as the Boys & Girls eye a CCS berth.
- Hargoven gets a REAL close look at the course while doing a faceplant.
- Paul Lee takes 20th while leading Lynbrook to a 4th place finish.
- MayC takes 8th in the Varsity Girls race.
- Cindy Ju places 5th while battleing with the SF twins Yvonne Fong takes 14th.
- F/S Girls prevail over St Francis with a 68-72 team win.
- LiveStrong bands make their appearance - what jewlery...
- Folks see the course for the first time and run very strong.
- JV Girls have a :13 spread between runners 1-5 while finishing 4th.
- At Serra, the following Sat, 4 of the 5 runners PR.
- 9 people are in the pool all at once, a record - should I be worried ...
- Pham, Teng & Sasaki spend their season on upper body work.
- Jason Wang shows his fancy footwork on DDR.
- Priya's turns into a war zone when the bees come out in force - 5 stung.
- Last turf & surf before the weather turns cool.
- DeSimone swims, bikes & runs all season - triathlon training...?
- Times start to drop as guys run 20 seconds off the CCS qualifier time.
- Jensen becomes the fastest Lynbrook runner of the 2000's on Crystal with a 16:43 time.
- Wang, Tsai & Kwan all break 18:00 - things are looking good.
- Varsity girls miss qualifying time by 1 second - it's in the bag.
- Lynbrook Girls beat Saratoga led by MayC's 19:26 finish.
Lynbrook Invite/FUHSD Championships:
- Everything goes very smoothly, whithout a football game to run through, why shouldn't it?
Are we ready for League?
- VB run fastest Lynbrook time on this course - ever (by :14).
- FS Boys run fastest Lynbrook time (by :35).
- JV Boys run 3rd fastest for Lynbrook.
- VG run 2nd fastest Lynbrook time, beating our State Meet team by :06 seconds.
- JV Girls run fastest Lynbrook time (by :57) and 5th fastest All-Time.
- School/age group records were set by:
: MayC Huang #2 AT Soph (1st 4 beat Follmar's CR) and #4 AT (all grades) - SR
: Christina Liu #20 AT Junior, #3 Lynbrook Junior and #49 AT (all grades)
: Cindy Ju #21 AT Frosh and #4 Lynbrook Frosh
: Luis Jensen #7 AT Senior, #1 Lynbrook Senior and #8 AT (all grades) - SR
: Jason Wang #9 AT Soph, #1 Lynbrook Soph and #44 AT (all grades)
: Lauren Comisar #10 Lynbrook Frosh : Bryan Lin # 7 Lynbrook Frosh
: Nishi Waghray #18 Lynbrook Frosh : Ryan Kuo #11 Lynbrook Frosh
: Aditi Gogineni #22 Lynbrook Frosh : Brandon Lee #18 Lynbrook Frosh
: Mitha Nandagopalan #23 Lynbrook Frosh : Waison Wong #23 Lynbrook Frosh
: Yvonne Fong # 4 Lynbrook Soph : Michael Liu # 5 Lynbrook Soph
: Anna Sun # 8 Lynbrook Soph : Paul Lee # 6 Lynbrook Soph
: Shirley Liu #11 Lynbrook Soph : Jon Kwan # 9 Lynbrook Soph
: Heather Chou #19 Lynbrook Soph : Hotung Chan #13 Lynbrook Soph
: Julia Yao #21 Lynbrook Soph
: Jessica Tsai #24 Lynbrook Soph
: Zohreh Akhavan # 5 Lynbrook Junior : Jon Tsai #2 Lynbrook Junior
: Helena Stahlberg #7 Lynbrook Junior : Shamil Hargovan #4 Lynbrook Junior
: Shruti Waghray # 9 Lynbrook Junior : Alex Goldberg #6 Lynbrook Junior
: Christina Liao #13 Lynbrook Junior : Howard Liu #8 Lynbrook Junior
: Bernice Lee #16 Lynbrook Junior
: no Seniors on the team : Eric Sasaki #18 Lynbrook Senior
: Yvan Pham #25 Lynbrook Senior
- Graduation Day - Hunter's Point and back with Krispey Kreams waiting.
- Final Pasta Party was a late addition - "Hey Howard, we're coming over tonight."
- This is what we have ALL trained for.
- Apparently the nerves got the best of us, no one has their best race and the bus
ride home is somber.
- MayC, Cindy and Luis make CCS as individuals!
- Luis Jensen (38) makes the All-Time 100 Crystal list, #28 Senior.
- Jason Wang (78) and #44 Soph.
- Christina Liu (20) makes the All-Time 50 Crystal list, #9 Junior.
- Cindy Ju (21) and #7 Frosh.
- Helena Stahlberg (39) and #17 Junior.
- Shruti Waghray (42) and #18 Junior.
- Anna Sun (47) and #26 Soph.
- Shirley Liu (50) and #28 Soph.
- VB are #21 team time - fastest team I've ever coached at Lynbrook by 33 seconds.
- VG are # 4 team time and JVG are #2 team time.
- All League folks are:
: Luis Jensen - VB - 15th
: Michael Liu - F/S - 9th
: MayC Huang - VG - 8th
: Shirley Liu - JVG - 12th
: Anna Sun - JVG - 15th
- DAL Records: (2004 / 2003)
F/S 34 - 12 / 27 - 11
JVB 33 - 14 / 32 - 6
JVG 31 - 12 / 23 - 12
VB 23 - 22 / 15 - 16
VG 25 - 23 / 20 - 9
- MayC runs a best time with cow pants on her heels and qualifys for State.
- Cindy and Luis run personal bests and the ride home is jubilent.
- Out of ALL of CCS they are:
MayC 20th ( 8th D2)
Cindy 144th (54th D2)
Luis 72nd (21st D2)
- MayC snags a date to Winter formal!!
- Coach has to fill out delinquencies and you have to get them.
- VG team GPA is 3.8571 ('03 was 3.6087)
- VB Team GPA is 3.5217 ('03 was 3.3913)