INGLIS MAKES 1000M CIS STANDARD TO LEAD SPARTANS
PULLMAN, Washington – Trinity Western’s Sarah Inglis (Falkirk, Scotland) made the CIS national championship standard in the 1000m and broke the Spartans record as she finished first overall with a time of 2:45.94 at the 13th Annual Washington State Open Saturday.
Inglis broke her own Spartans record of 2:46.87, which she set Feb. 21, 2014.
The Spartans also had school record-breaking efforts from Anastasia Pearse (Victoria) and Rachel Shuttleworth (Surrey, B.C.) in the 600m. Both athletes broke Fiona Benson‘s (Dawson Creek, B.C.) record of 1:36.43, as Pearse finished first in 1:34.21 and Shuttleworth was second in 1:36.11. Benson set the previous mark on Feb. 2, 2013.
The Spartans Benson, Inglis and Regan Yee (South Hazelton, B.C.) each broke the previous meet record in the mile. Benson finished first in 4:44.83, Inglis was second in 4:45.03 and Yee was third in 4:52.84. The previous record was 5:03.48, which was set in 2008.
The Spartans are back in action next weekend when they compete at the University of Washington Invitational Jan. 30-31.