PRs Rule the Oxy Distance Carnival Classic
LMU Set a Combined 8 Different PRs Between the Mens and Womens Team.
Senior Danielle Shanahan and Junior Jack Polerecky won their respective 5k races Friday at the Oxy Distance Carnival Classic. Shanahan ran her 5,000m first-place finish in 16:25.28. Polerecky won his 5k with a new PR, 14:21.26, more than 8.5 seconds off his previous time.
Three women placed in the top 20 of the 1,500m race. Emily Hubert came in 16th with a time of 4:45.70, .08 above her PR. Lorena Garcia ran a PR setting race, finishing 18th with a new PR at 4:46.76. Rounding out the 1,500 was Marisa Carino placing 20th at 4:48.48.
In the women’s 5,000m, Danielle Shanahan placed first overall with her time of 16:25.28. Kyla Danforth set her new PR at 17:38.16, more than 12 seconds off her previous best.
Branden Estrada was the 9th place finisher in the 1,500m running in 3:56.60. The men’s 1,500m saw one PR and two time just shy of personal bests. Christopher Fredlund finished his race in 3:58.89 less than a second off from is best. Matthew Stein shaved more than a second off his time, running 4:04.63, his new PR. Mat Holton was the final men’s 1,500m runner to bump up next to a PR, he ran 4:20.31.
The men’s 5000m was PR full, five runners earned a new best time. Jack Polerecky placed first with a PR of 14:21.26. Jordan McLennan shaved almost 10 seconds off his best to earn a new time of 14:49.27. Koby Pederson has a new PR of 15:01.28 almost 12 seconds faster than his best. Joey Rodgers 15:35.51 race sets his PR well under his previous time. Finally, Brian Joerger ran more than 11 seconds faster than his PR, setting a new time of 15:47.47.
You can see all the results of Friday race here.
Tack has more to come, they race next on March 18th at the UCI Spring Break Invitational.
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