University of Southern Indiana women’s track & field team saw two school records fall as well as two new NCAA II provisional qualifying marks be recorded at the GVSU Big Invitational Friday and Saturday.
Day One (Friday): Freshman Kaylee Lane continues to amaze in her first year at USI. Lane first broke her previous school record in the 400m with a time of 57.32 seconds. Finishing 17th in the event. Then Lane proceeded to set a new school record in the 200m with a time of 25.87.
Junior Jennifer Comastri picked up another victory this season in the 3000m with a NCAA II provisional qualifying time of 9:34.25. Comastri’s 3000m time is now ranked fourth fastest in the nation. Comastri is also second fastest in the GLVC as well, only behind Lauren Bailey of University of Indianapolis.
Senior Hope Jones paced her way to a fifth place-finish in the 5000m with a NCAA II provisional qualifying time of 16:57.04. Jones’ 5000m time is currently ranked 16th fastest in the nation as well as moves her into sixth place all-time in USI history.
Day Two (Saturday):
Lane once again performed well in the 400m, this time placing sixth in the event with a time of 57.81.
Up Next: The Eagles will travel to Charleston, Illinois for the EIU Friday Night Special held on Feb. 21.