May 15, 2012

Stam Sets SU Record; Three Others Compete at Swarthmore Meet

Complete Results

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Senior Kristin Stam (Wellsboro, Pa./Wellsboro Area) set a Susquehanna record in the long jump at Monday’s Swarthmore Last Chance Meet while three other Crusader track & field athletes also competed at the meet.

Stam set a record in the long jump with a mark of 17-08.75 (5.40m), easily surpassing the previous mark of 17-06.75 (5.35m) set by Robin O’Hara in 2008. It also bested her previous career-best mark of 5.13m

She also competed in the triple jump and took seventh overall with a jump of 36-00.25, another PR.

Freshman Laura Alleva (Malvern, Pa./Great Valley) ran in the 800 meter and finished in 2:21.78 while Brooke Linders (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks West) was seventh overall in the 400 meter dash (1:00.16).

Senior Ian Quinlan (Eagle View, Pa./Methacton/Lehigh), meanwhile, ran the 5,000m and finished with a time of 14:59.36, easily surpassing his previous outdoor PR of 15:07.53 and is third all-time in SU history.

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