Bison Women Break Two School Records at Iowa State Qualifier
Release: March 03, 2012
"It was a great day," said head coach Ryun Godfrey. "I'm really excited about what they were able to accomplish today."
John won the 60 meter hurdles in a time of 8.36 seconds, shattering her previous school record of 8.49 seconds set last weekend at the Summit League Championships. She also finished fourth in the 60 meters in 7.61 seconds.
The 4x400 relay crossed the finish line in 3 minutes 41.12 seconds to take fourth. They broke the record of 3:41.58 that was set at the 2002 Division II NCAA Championships by Kinsey Coles, Nicole Rieck, Jill Theeler and Tamara Brudy.
Leslie Brost won the pole vault with a season-best mark of 13 feet 11 ¾ inches.
In the 200 meters, Goodman finished third in a personal best time of 24.32. She was only two-hundredths of a second off the school record of 24.30 held by Tamara Brudy.
In the 400 meters, Stratioti led three members of the Bison, finishing fourth in a personal best time of 55.07 seconds. Her time is tied for fourth all-time at NDSU. Page was seventh in a personal best time of 55.31, which ranks as the fifth fastest time in school history. Melissa Kitching was 11th in 56.98.
Schanandore led the way in the 800 meters, placing fifth in 2:07.55, only eight-hundredths off her personal best. Ashlynn Simon finished sixth in a personal best time of 2:08.18, over three seconds better than her previous best. Simon's time is sixth all-time at NDSU. Faith Kruchowski finished just behind Simon in seventh in a personal best time of 2:08.52. She dropped over two seconds from her previous best and now ranks eighth all-time in school history.
Amy Jo Thorne ran the 3,000 meters and finished fifth in 10:04.35.
The NCAA will release the final field for the NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships in the next couple days.