Sunday, January 27, 2013

Sheila Reid Back on Track with 4:30.41 Mile PR at Penn State

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Sheila Reid finally made her 2013 indoor debut with a solid victory in the invitational mile at the Penn State National meet in State College. Reid shattered the facility record by 5.5 seconds, and set a new PR in running an essentially solo effort ahead of the field, which she gapped by a full 7 seconds. Reid's previous PR was 4:35.30 from the 2011 New Balance Games in Boston. As the results below show, the race was well stocked with Villanova milers, and Emily Lipari (3rd in 4:39.36) and Angel Piccirillo (5th in 4:40.08) registered NCAA top-10 times. Next up for Reid is the Wanamaker Mile at the Millrose Games.


Event 27  Women 1 Mile Run Inv
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    Facility: F 4:35.89  2004        Megan Metcalf, W Virginia
        Meet: M 4:38.98  2007        Frances Koons, Villanova   
         PSU: P 4:37.95  2010        Bridget Franek             
    Name                    Year School               Finals 
================================================================
Finals                                                          
  1 Reid, Sheila                 Nike                 4:30.41F PR
  2 Penney, Lauren            SR Syracuse             4:37.41M NCAA #4
  3 Lipari, Emily             JR Villanova            4:39.36  NCAA #7
  4 Coogan, Katrina           SO Georgetown           4:39.74  NCAA #8
  5 Piccirillo, Angel         FR Villanova            4:40.08  NCAA #9
  6 Akande, Nicky             JR Villanova            4:42.34  NCAA #18
  7 Schappert, Stephanie      SO Villanova            4:43.69  NCAA #23
  8 Neczypor, Hannah          SO Georgetown           4:48.43 
  9 Lane, Caitlin                U N A                4:48.85 
 10 Martinelli, Sarah         JR West Virginia        4:49.44 
 11 Chambers, Madeline        SO Georgetown           4:50.00 
 12 Benson, Abbie             SO Penn State           4:50.80 

Here is the progression of Sheila Reid's mile times:
2008   State College, PA     4:46.56i
2009   State College, PA     4:43.05i
2009   South Bend, IN        4:35.70i
2009   College Station, TX   4:40.99i
2010   New York, NY          4:49.64i
2010   New York, NY          4:51.33i
2011   New York, NY          4:41.14i
2011   Boston, MA            4:35.30i
2013   State College, PA     4:30.41i

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