Lydens Sparkles in 5k at Home Invite

Lydens Sparkles in 5k at Home Invite

With her 5000m national qualifying mark, sophomore Annie Lydens led the Sagehens at the home 2011 Pomona-Pitzer Invite Saturday. Over 1300 athletes from all collegiate levels competed in the meet from morning to dusk.

RESULTS

Lydens took second in the 5000m run with a time of 17:23.29 -- a mark that is #2 all-time for Pomona-Pitzer behind Alicia Freese's 16:42.65 from last season. Lydens's mark also lands her on the NCAA National qualifying lists in that event. In other strong marks for the Sagehens, frosh Alana Shine clocked a huge PR of 5:11.08 in the 1500m, Naomi Wagner ran a PR 18:53.69 in the 5000m, Kayla Eland ran 19:03.72 in the 5000m, Isabelle Ambler clocked a PR 68.31 in the 400 hurdles, and Gracie Bialecki triple jumped a strong 32-7.

Pomona-Pitzer competes this coming Saturday across the street at the CMS track, scoring in dual meets against CMS, La Verne and Caltech.