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Saina Breaks 5,000-Meter Run School Record

Release: 03/30/2013
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PALO ALTO, Calif.- Cyclone Betsy Saina broke the 5,000-meter run Iowa State school record with 15:12.05 on Friday at the Stanford Invite.

Previously the record was held by Lisa Uhl with 15:17.76 in 2010.  Uhl finished fifth with a time of 15:29.64.  Meaghan Nelson clocked a time of  15:51.63.

Edwin Serem led the Cyclone men at the Stanford relays in the 5,000-meter run.  His personal best time 14:21.39, was good enough for fourth place in the race.

Troy Walls ran a personal best time of 14.98 in the 110-meter hurdles.  He finished ninth in the race. The Iowa State athlete also competed in the high jump finishing 10th with a mark of 6-07.00.

The Cyclone women were in the field events by Danielle Frere in the shot put with a mark of 51-01.00.  

Hayli Bozarth finished eighth in the hammer throw with a mark of 181-01.00.

At the San Francisco State Distance Carnival, Alec Baldwin set a meet record in the 1,500-meter run with a personal best time of 3:49.73.

Ese Okoro led the Cyclones at the Texas Relays with a second place finish in the 400-meter hurdles with a personal best time of 57.82.

The Cyclones will resume action in all three meets tomorrow.  Results will be available on at the conclusion of the meet.



Stanford Invite:


Iowa State Results:


1,500-meter run section 7: 1) Erin McKenna, Boston College, 4:32.11; 10) Colleen Riley, IOWA STATE, 4:37.02.

1,500–meter run section 2: 1) Amy Weissenbach, Stanford, 4:17.40; 9) Ejiro Okoro, IOWA STATE, 4:23.16.

5,000-meter run section 1: 1) Alisha Williams, BRC/Adidas, 15:09.73; 2) Betsy Saina, IOWA STATE, 15:12.05; 5) Lisa Uhl, NIKE, 15:29.64; 15) Meaghan Nelson, IOWA STATE, 15:51.63.

5,000-meter run section 3: 1) Molly Seidel, Notre Dame, 16:05.33; 18) Crystal Nelson, IOWA STATE, 16:31.16.

5,000-meter run section 4: 1) Susannah Hurst, Utah, 16:34.17; 10) Maggie Gannon, IOWA STATE, 16:58.60; 16) Perez Rotich, IOWA STATE, 17:11.37; 17) Taylor Petersen, IOWA STATE, 17:11.48.

100-meter hurdles prelims: 1) Jade Barber, Notre Dame, 13.26; 24) Jordon Andreassen IOWA STATE, 15.09.

Javelin throw: 1) Kaylee Hartshorn, Utah State, 138-04.00; 12) Anna Holtermann, IOWA STATE, 91-10.00.

Shot put R1: 1) Alyssa Hasslen, Arizona, 56-05.25; 6) Danielle Frere, IOWA STATE, 51-10.00; 11) Hayli Bozarth, IOWA STATE, 46-04.25.

Shot put R2: 1) Alex Porlier-Langlois, Hawaii, 48-03.25; 13) Ashley Thooft, IOWA STATE, 40-11.50

Hammer throw: 1) Sara Holt, unattached, 215-02.00; 8) Hayli Bozarth, IOWA STATE, 181-01.00; 10) Laishema Hampton, IOWA STATE, 175-05.00; 13) Danielle Frere, IOWA STATE, 168-11.00.

High jump pit 2: 1) Alexus Dalton, Cerritos, 5-09.25; 7) Hannah Willms, IOWA STATE, 5-05.25.

10,000-meter run section 2: 1) Olivia Mickle, Brown, 33:52.49; 2) Samantha Bluske, IOWA STATE, 34:16.40; 16) Katy Moen, IOWA STATE, 35:17.00.


110-meter hurdles prelims: 1) Teivaske Lewin, Butte, 14.20; 9) Troy Walls, IOWA STATE, 14.98.

1,500-meter run section 4: 1) Steve Garboden, San Francisco, 3:47.79; 4) Falko Zauber, IOWA STATE, 3:49.59; 8) Alex Dillenbeck, IOWA STATE, 3:52.20.

1,500-meter run section 5: 1) Ryan Ripley, unattached, 3:47.42; 12) Jacob Aune, IOWA STATE, 3:54.63.

5,000-meter run section 1: 1) Kemoy Campbell, Arkansas, 13:32.82; 13) Rico Loy, IOWA STATE, 13:50.12.

5,000-meter run setion 3: 1) Reesey Byers, Sacramento State, 13:58.14; 2) Mohamed Hrezi, IOWA STATE, 13:59.26.

5,000-meter run section 4: Samuel Macaluso, Arizona, 14:16.70; 4) Edwin Serem, IOWA STATE, 14:21.39.

High jump pit 1: 1) Edgar Rivera-Morales, Arizona, 7-01.00; 10) Troy Walls, IOWA STATE, 6-07.00.

High jump pit 2: 1) Xavier Williford, Utah State, 6-07.00; 7) Nick Lucs, IOWA STATE, 6-05.00.


Texas Relays:


400-meter hurdles: 1)Danielle Dowie, Texas, 56.58; 2) Ese Okoro, IOWA STATE, 57.82.

100-meter dash (prelims): 1)Kimberlyn Duncan, LSU, 11.15; 65) Jessica Nichols, IOWA STATE, 12.17.

4x400-meter dash (prelims): 1) Florida, 3:33.44; 16) IOWA STATE, 3:40.96.


San Francisco State Distance Carnival:


1,500-meter run: 1) Alec Baldwin, IOWA STATE, 3:49.73; 25) Brandon Barnes, IOWA STATE, 3:59.33.

5,000-meter run: 1) Eric Avila, Southern Oregon, 14:03.14; 35) Charlie Paul, IOWA STATE, 14:45.03; 39) Stephen Saylor, IOWA STATE, 14:47.64.

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