Canter Breaks Steeplechase Record At Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

Canter Breaks Steeplechase Record At Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

Claremont, Calif. - Senior Leslie Canter broke the school record in the 3000-meter steeplechase by running at 11:41.73 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational on Saturday.

Canter's time put her in sixth place in her section out of 16 runners and broke the previous school record of 11:56.29, set by Rose Haag in 2009.
 
Junior Annie Lydens also continued to round into form by coming in seventh out of 28 (fifth among collegiate runners) in her section of the 5000 meters with an 18:01.76. Claire Brickson was 14th with an 18:18.47.

Hanna Levin (pictured) was third in her section with a 16.98 in the 100-meter hurdles. Katie Barton continued to put up strong times in the 400-meter hurdles with a 67.95, running in a section with mostly NAIA runners. Stephanie Micham had a strong race in the 800, finishing second in her section with a 2:20.98.

In the field events, Erin Delaria was second in flight two in the pole vault with a 9'8" jump. Ellen Yamasaki was seventh in flight two in the triple jump with a 31'7 1/2" distance. Alex Oxborough-Yankus was second in flight three in the hammer throw with a 114'11", and seventh in flight one in the javelin at 115'7".

Pomona-Pitzer will be back in action in two weeks at the SCIAC Championships.