Erdmann Finishes Sixth at Husky Classic

Tara Erdmann finished the women's 3000 meter invitational run in 9:12.15.

Feb. 11, 2012

SEATTLE, Wash. - LMU's Tara Erdmann finished the women's 3000 meter invitational run in 9:12.15 for the sixth best overall time at the Flotrack Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash. Erdmann's time was the third best time for a collegiate runner in the field. The time was the Tucson, Ariz. native's personal-best in a 3000m.

Tara competed in the 3000m at the Husky Classic last year finishing fouth overall. However, Erdmann cut her time in this year's event by more than six seconds. She ran on the same track again last March with a nearly identical time of 9:12.25.

The race was won by Kim Conley of the SRA Elite team with a time of 8:57.62. Erdmann finished just behind fellow college competitors Chelsea Reilly of California and Hannah Kiser of Idaho, who finished second and fifth respectively. Tara crossed the finish line ahead of several professional runners and runners from top college track teams nationwide. The meet, held on the campus of the University of Washington, featured some of the best runners in the world in a variety of track & field events.

The Lions are back on the track next Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers Meet in Pomona, Calif.

1 Conley, Kim Sra Elite 8:57.62

2 Reilly, Chelsea California 9:00.86

3 Uhl, Lisa Nike Otc 9:01.80

4 Schmidt, Alice Nike 9:06.83



5 Kiser, Hannah Idaho 9:07.23

6 Erdmann, Tara Loyola Marymount 9:12.15

7 Penney, Lauren Syracuse 9:12.76

8 Lane, Caitlin Penn State 9:15.16

9 Babcock, Christine Washington 9:17.42

10 Strausa, Agata Florida 9:17.62

11 Kipp, Shalaya Colorado 9:18.28

12 Allen, Lindsay Nike 9:18.92

13 Suur, Laura San Francisco 9:19.34

14 Bowler, Nicole San Francisco 9:19.36

15 Houlihan, Shayla Brooks 9:19.89

16 Cathey, Mason Unattached 9:21.25

17 Tonn, Jessica Stanford 9:21.49

18 Stephens, Heather Syracuse 9:21.63

19 Hutchison, Bradi Idaho State 9:23.28

20 Cliff, Rachel Speed River Tfc 9:23.95

21 Anderson, Elizabeth Vanderbilt 9:24.04

22 Callister, Sarah Weber State 9:25.04

23 Dimoff, Carrie Bowerman AC 9:25.19

24 LaCaze, Genevieve Florida 9:25.81

25 Macumber, Cally Kentucky 9:26.07

26 Cridebring, Alycia UC Davis 9:26.97

27 Peters, Nicole Colorado St. 9:27.18

28 Stowe, Rebeka Kansas 9:30.18

29 Del Toro, Rosa Long Beach St. 9:34.81

30 Miller, Liberty Washington 9:34.82

31 Hursey, Katie Syracuse 9:34.90

32 Medina, Diana Southern Utah 9:35.54

33 Kulik, Alyssa Clemson 9:35.67

34 Curl, Sophie San Francisco 9:36.89

35 Rohde, Kristen Bowerman Ath 9:37.84



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