Pacheco-Orozco Sets NCAA Provisional Mark at First Meet

East Central University track & field senior Juan Joel Pacheco-Orozco had a great start to the 2016 outdoor track & field season, setting an NCAA provisional mark in the first meet of the season in the 5,000 meters.

Pacheco-Orozco finished first at the Joe Gillespie Invitational, with a time of 14:33.81, which is also the best time in the event by any student-athlete in any division so far this outdoor season.

The Tigers swept the top three spots in the race at the meet, with freshman Cole Montogermy earning second (15:02.89) and junior Richard Mora third (15:05.03). Junior Adrian Guevara was sixth (15:32.54) and three other ECU runners also participated in the race, with all three finishing in the top 20.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station. powered by Disqus