Outdoor Track Enjoys Strong Weekend at Mason Spring Invite

April 16, 2018

Official Results

FAIRFAX, Va. - The George Washington men's outdoor track team set a pair of new program records, while the women's team saw three student-athletes set new personal records at the Mason Spring Invitational on Saturday at George Mason Stadium.

Sophomore sprinter Jared Nelson broke his own record in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.34, beating the old mark by three-hundredths of a second.

Senior Carter Day, who recently set the new program record in the 5,000-meter run at the Raleigh Relays, added another record to his resume in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Day finished second overall in the field of 19 competitors with a time of 9:01.45, which beat Matt Lange's week-old record by six seconds.

The performance marks the fastest steeplechase time in the Atlantic 10 this spring with Day and Lange (9:07.86) occupying the top two spots in the rankings.

On the women's side, Madison Yerke (2:18.38 in 800m), Lauren Anderson (4:55.85 in 1500m) and Abby Rustay (4:58.23 in 1500m) all set new personal records on Saturday.

GW Results
Men - 16th of 18 (8 points)

200m
37. Jared Nelson - 23.34 PR & Program Record
40. Frank Delavergne - 23.87
41. Joe Verghese - 23.94 PR

400m
32. Frank Delavergne - 52.26 PR
36. Joe Verghese - 53.11 PR

800m
21. Jakob Coombes - 1:58.61 PR
25. Sawyer Bilton - 1:59.61
33. Evan Garry - 2:02.39

1500m
13. Colin Wills - 3:51.17 PR
14. Ryan DePinto - 3:51.45
26. Jon Dooling - 3:59.40 PR
37. Paul Housey - 4:04.89 PR
38. Jackson Cronin - 4:05.41 PR
43. Trevor Sye - 4:09.56
44. Andrew Weber - 4:09.69

5000m
14. Connor James - 15:47.25

3000m Steeplechase
2. Carter Day - 9:01.45 PR & Program Record

Women
No Team Score

800m
12. Halley Brown - 2:17.10
16. Madison Yerke - 2:18.38 PR
32. Malone Gabor - 2:31.49

1500m
13. Kathryn Nohilly - 4:42.50
23. Margaret Coogan - 4:48.58
36. Lauren Anderson - 4:55.85 PR
40. Abby Rustay - 4:58.23 PR
50. Kelli Stetson - 5:10.14
51. Rachel Gallivan - 5:13.62
53. Rachel Hughen - 5:17.81

5000m
11. Olivia Horgan - 19:05.32

 

 

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