Shacketon Twins Run NCAA Qualifier In 10,000m At Stanford Invitational

March 28, 2009

Senior brothers Kyle and Drew Shackleton had career performances on Friday night at the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto as both men ran lifetime-bests and NCAA provisional qualifiers in the 10,000m.

Kyle led the way with a fifth-place run of 29:02.58, bettering his previous best of 30:19.12. Drew was just seconds behind his brother in eighth-place with a new best time of 29:06.49.

With Friday night's performance, Kyle moves to No. 5 all-time in UCLA history, while Drew holds the No. 7 spot. Both men were previously unranked in the 10,000m.

Junior Alex Crabill, who is redshirting the outdoor track season, was 20th in his section of the 5000m, running 14:30.30.

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