Personal Records Fall for Track at Spikes Classic

Personal Records Fall for Track at Spikes Classic

Daytona Beach, Fla. The Lynn University track team returned to action on Friday night, hitting the track at Embry-Riddle for day one of the Spikes Classic. Kate Fisher picked up a third-place finish in the 1,500-meter run, shattering her personal record in the process.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Location:
ERAU Track Complex | Daytona Beach, Fla.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Fisher's PR time of 4:41.88 came in the first heat of the event, as she finished just 0.55 seconds behind the second-place finisher from Stetson.
  • Emily Christensen finished 11th in the second heat of the 1,500 and 28th overall, crossing the line in 5:08.92 for a personal record of her own.
  • Ally Jones finished second in the third heat of the 1,500 and 19th overall with a PR time of 5:03.95, while Darby Watts set a PR at 5:18.05, and Natalie Beck (5:26.83) and Sydney Parks (5:28.54) ran season-best times for the Fighting Knights.
  • Lauren Leckenby and Amanda Hennessey rounded out the Blue and White's competitors in the 1,500, finishing with personal-best times of 5:31.47 and 5:51.42 to place 46th and 51st.
  • In the 200-meter dash, Gaylen Martin topped the list for the Fighting Knights with a 41st-place finish, while Chase Yoder, Emily Glass and Arianna Spencer finished consecutively in 46th, 47th and 48th place.
  • Courtney Morin grabbed a 53rd-place finish in the 200, while Lynn Whalen, Aubrie Parker and Megan Selfridge rounded out the competitors for Lynn with 55th, 56th and 57th-place marks, respectively.

UP NEXT:

The Blue and White finish up at the Spikes Classic on Saturday with the 400-meter dash, 400-meter hurdles, 800-meter run and 4x400-meter relay.