Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

SIPI Runner Wins National Titles in Two Events.(West Side Journal)

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

Angelo Baca of Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute made history this month at the National Junior College Athletic Association's Division III championships in Delhi, N.Y.

The 23-year-old sophomore from Puyallup, Wash., became only the second SIPI runner to win two national titles at the same meet.

Baca won the 5,000-meter run and 3,000-meter steeplechase. Last year, Brent Reiter was the first double national champion from SIPI.

Baca also placed second in the 10,000-meter race, and was named the Most Outstanding Track Performer at the meet.

"I wanted to better Brent from last year," Baca said. …

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