MSU Denver track & field wrap-up

Metro had four school records fall and added one provisional national qualifier at the CU Invitational in Boulder, April 12.

Senior Belle Kiper broke a pair of records, while senior Jon Clarke and junior Nick Kadlec each broke a record. Senior Kirk Harvey ran a provisional time in the men’s 1,500 meters.Harvey ran a time of 3:55.66.

Kiper’s long jump record of 5.53 meters beat her old mark of 5.51 meters. Her triple jump score of 11.63 meters easily beat her old record of 11.34 meters and placed her second on the day and fourth in the long jump.

Also setting a personal best in the triple jump was freshman Ramon Robinson, who finished with a distance of 13.73 meters.

Clarke’s record came in the men’s 100 meters, in which he ran a time of 10.67 seconds finishing third. The previous school record of 10.82 was held for 30 years when it was set in 1984.

Clarke also participated in the 200 meters and finished with a time of 21.97 seconds.

Kadlec beat his own record in the 3k, finishing in 8:41.63 to finish second. His previous record had been 8:45.55.

Freshman Jordan Seitz ran the 800 in 2:24.67.

The Runners will be in action again at the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif. April 17.

Compiled by Scott Corbridge kcorbrid@msudenver.edu

Author: Scott Corbridge

Avid sports and Broncos fan. Scott would like to write for a big sports publication such as ESPN or Sports Illustrated since following the works of Rick Reilly. Sports in more than a fad, it’s a passion.

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