Track Finishes at the John Knight Twilight
April 10, 2010
MONMOUTH, Ore. - Redshirt sophomore Laura Carlyle ran into the record book in the 800 meter Friday at the John Knight Twilight run at Western Oregon University with a time of 2:12.02 to win the event. The time places her sixth all-time in the event at Oregon State and is the best time posted by any runner this season.
Coming in right behind Carlyle in the 800 meter run for a second place finish was Casey Masterson in only her second race of the year. She finished with a time of 2:12.99 behind her personal best time of 2:11.29 set in 2009. Freshman Taylor Hunt also finished in the top-five for the event with a time of 2:17.27.
Junior Jennifer Macias finished fourth overall in the 1,500 meter run with a time of 4:45.90 in her first time running the event this spring. Macias was closely followed by Olivia Poblacion who finishes just 0.01 behind with a time of 4:45.91 for a fifth place finish. In sixth place was Lorine Cruz with a time of 4:49.19.
Joslynn Corredor and Jenny O'Connor each ran the 5,000 meters for the first time this year and finished with times of 19:00.99 and 19:33.14 respectively. It was O'Connor's first run of the spring track season.
In the final event of the night, Emily Olson finished fourth in the 10,000 meters with a time of 38.24.92. It was a new season best for her beating her previous time set at the Linfield Icebreaker last month.
Running unattached was Marsha Lampi in the 10,000 meter who finished in second place with a t time of 37.21.31.
800 Meter Run (Top Five and Oregon State Times)1. Carlyle, Laura (Oregon State) 2:12.02; 2. Masterson, Casey (Oregon State) 2:12.99; 3 Henderson, Brittan (Clark College) 2:15.05; 4 Miller, Ashley (College of I) 2:16.92; 5. Hunt, Taylor (Oregon State) 2:17.27; 7. Veal, Sylvia (Oregon State) 2:19.55; 8. Mayfield, Ashley (Oregon State) 2:20.16; 9. Chesimet, Abby (Oregon State) 2:20.50; 10. Berry, Ashley (Oregon State) 2:20.54.
1,500 Meter Run (Top Five and Oregon State Times)1. Mattox, Kimber (Willamette) 4:40.67; 2. Miller, Maggie (College of I) 4:42.06; 3. Everetts, Janelle (Western Oregon) 4:43.42; 4. Macias, Jennifer (Oregon State) 4:45.90; 5. Poblacion, Olivia (Oregon State) 4:45.91; 6. Cruz, Lorine (Oregon State) 4:49.19; 11. Graebner, Lauren (Oregon State) 4:54.78; 12. Clark, Ariel (Oregon State) 4:54.84; 14. Oenning, Kristin (Oregon State) 5:06.75; 19. Parks, Laurel (Oregon State) 5:10.91.
5,000 Meter Run (Top Five)1. Snawder, Erika (Western Oregon) 18:25.34; 2. Smith, Colleen (College of I) 18:53.13; 3. Gerard, Kaitlyn (College of I) 18:56.77; 4. Corredor, Joslynn (Oregon State) 19:00.99; 5. O'Connor, Jenny (Oregon State) 19:33.14.
10,000 Meter Run (Top Five)1. Barker, Andrija (Unattached) 36:07.74; 2. Lampi, Marsha (Unattached) 37:21.31; 3. Wright, Amanda (Western Oregon) 37:22.02; 4. Olsen, Emily (Oregon State) 38:24.92; 5. Cecchi, KayAnna (Western Oregon) 39:03.03.
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