Saina is Big 12 Female Athlete of the Week
IRVING, Texas – Iowa State's Betsy Saina has been named Big 12 Conference Outdoor Track and Field Female Athlete of the Week for competition April 25-28.
Saina recorded the third-fastest time ever run by a collegiate performer in the 10,000 meters at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational Sunday. The time of 31:37.22 is the second-fastest mark in the world this season, trailing only U.S. Olympic Trials champion Shalane Flanagan’s 31:04.85.
Saina will compete in the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships this weekend in Waco, Texas.