UAA Athlete of the Week
Woodinville, WA (Eastside Preparatory)
Emory University junior Electra Korn broke the school record in the 400-meter hurdles at the Blue Shoes Invitational at Furman University. Her time of 1:01.94 broke the previous school mark of 1:02.23, set by Kahlilah Jennings at the 1997 NCAA championships. Korn’s time ranks first in the UAA and third in NCAA Division III this season. She also ran the top UAA time this season in the 200-meter dash in 25.01 seconds, which ranks 10th in Division III.
Deer Park, IL (Barrington)
Washington University senior Anna Etherington cleared a season-best height of 4.00 meters to win the pole vault at the St. Louis University Billiken Invitational. The mark ranks second in NCAA Division III this season and tied her own facility record.
Other Outstanding Performances
Kelsey Whitaker (Brandeis) won the 800-meter run at the Brown University Invitational in a personal-best time of 2:14.58… Kelsey Aamoth (CWRU) placed first of 24 runners in the 5,000-meter run (18:06.99) and runner-up in the 23-runner field in the 1,500 meters (4:40.61) at the All-Ohio Championship… Sarah Sisk (NYU) placed second of 45 runners, first among collegiate competitors, in the 800 meters in a career-best time of 2:16.72. Ilana Brown broke her own school record in the pole vault (3.30 meters)… Lucy Cheadle (Washington) placed second behind NCAA Division I runners from St. Louis University in the 800-meter run (2:19.08) and 1,500 meters (4:36.72).