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01.07.13 | W Track & Field

Lane Breaks School Record at KU Meet

Valerie Shirmer took sixth this weekend in the weight throw Valerie Shirmer took sixth this weekend in the weight throw

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Freshman sprinter Khadijah Lane broke the Baker University school record in the 600-yard run over the weekend and qualified for the NAIA National Indoor Championship meet with her time of 1:28.75 at the Bill Easton Classic at the University of Kansas.

She finished in third-place in a packed field of runners from host school KU. Teammate Kellen Kristoffersen also broke the Baker men's track and field 600-yard run school record in a time of 1:15.57 and took sixth in the race behind five Jayhawks.

Jeremy Gathright qualified for the indoor national meet in the men's triple jump with a mark of 14.63m which is 33cm over the A standard. His mark was good enough for third- place Saturday.

The Baker distance squad took first, second and fourth on the men's mile led by freshman Jeremy Bryan who finished with a time of 4:25.44. Taylor Nall took second and Eric Larson finished fourth.

Baker will next take on the Iowa State University Open in Ames, Iowa on Jan. 18-19.



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