Yerke Places Second at Paul Short Invitational Brown Race

Madison Yerke
Sept. 29, 2017

Official Results

LEHIGH, Pa. -Junior Madison Yerke placed second overall with a personal-record time in the 6,000-meter Paul Short Invitational College Brown Race on Friday afternoon at Lehigh University.

Yerke's effort led the Colonials to a third-place showing out of 24 competing teams.

Notes

  • Yerke's performance was a new personal-record time of 21:15. It was 42 seconds faster than her previous best from 2015.
  • Five of GW's six competitors set new personal records for the 6,000-meter distance.
  • Junior Halley Brown joined Yerke in the top ten on Friday, finishing in sixth place in 21:35 for a new PR. Her previous best was 22:18.
  • Junior Suzanne Dannheim (23rd, 22:17) and Lesley Fatica (31st, 22:22) also set new personal records while senior Lauren t'Kint de Roodenbeke (59th, 22:56) and freshman Margaret Coogan (83rd, 23:19) rounded out GW's scoring.

    Race Details
  • 6,000 meters
  • 197 competitors
  • Winning Time: 20:38

    Team Results
    1. Columbia - 79
    2. Saint Francis (Pa.) - 105
    3. George Washington - 121
    4. Liberty - 149
    5. Boston University - 150
    6. Binghamton - 180
    7. Siena - 200
    8. Lafayette - 227
    9. Canisius - 256
    10. Monmouth - 269
    11. Loyola (Md.) - 300
    12. VCU - 333
    13. Bryant - 384
    13. St. John's - 384
    15. Colgate - 412
    16. UMBC - 422
    17. Hofstra - 435
    18. Fairfield - 490
    19. Rider - 510
    20. Mount St. Mary's - 569
    21. Hartford - 589
    22. St. Joseph's - 605
    23. Niagara - 662
    24. St. Francis (N.Y.) - 766

    GW Results
  • 2. Madison Yerke - 21:15 (PR)
  • 6. Halley Brown - 21:35 (PR)
  • 23. Suzanne Dannheim - 22:17 (PR)
  • 31. Lesley Fatica - 22:22 (PR)
  • 59. Lauren t'Kint de Roodenbeke - 22:56
  • 83. Margaret Coogan - 23:19 (PR)

     

     

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