Teams: Women's Track & Field: Schedule & Results
MCNAMARA RUNS NCAA AUTOMATIC TIME OF 16:51 IN 5K AT PRINCETON
WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD RESULTS
Larry Ellis Invitational
Friday, April 17, 2009
At Princeton, NJ
|Steph McNamara has the nation's fastest 5K
for Division 3
PRINCETON, N.J. -- Running against a field of primarily Division 1
athletes under the lights at Princeton University's Weaver Stadium,
sophomore Stephanie McNamara (North Attleborough, MA) of the
Tufts University women's outdoor track team submitted a big-time
performance in the 5,000 meters on Friday night.
McNamara ran 16:51.22 to place second in the race out of 46 entries.
The time is almost four seconds faster than the NCAA Division 3
automatic standard of 16:55, and it was also better than the NCAA Div. 1
standard of 16:52. It improves her previous qualifying time of 17:16.73
run at Stonehill College on April 4.
The winning time at the Larry Ellis Invitational was 16:31.47 by
The rest of the Jumbo team competes at Dartmouth College on Saturday.