LEWISTON, Idaho – Lewis-Clark State College cross country coach Mike Collins has announced the signing of freshman Pedro Morales, who will run for the Warriors this fall. Morales becomes the 14th member of the men’s cross country team and is one of eight freshmen.
A native of Hailey, Idaho, Morales comes to Lewis-Clark State after a strong senior year at Wood River High School. In track he qualified for Idaho’s 4A state championships in the 800, 1,600, and the 3,200 meters, and in cross country he finished No. 11 overall at the state meet.
“Although he is a little behind in training, he is a runner that I recruited out of high school because I think he has a lot of potential,” said Collins. “He has a great personality and is a great young man. We are excited to add him to the roster and welcome him into our cross country family.”
With the men’s team ranked No. 12 and the women’s team ranked No. 14 in the national preseason poll, LCSC’s cross country program heads into its first meet with high expectations and a target on its back. The Warriors kick off their season on Sept. 6 at the Whitman College Invitational in Walla Walla, Wash.