Quinn’s school record highlights Aggie distance runners performance at Stanford Invitational

LOGAN, Utah – Utah State track and field sent five distance runners to the Stanford Invitational this weekend at Stanford’s Cobb Track and Angell Field. All five Aggie athletes set new personal bests, highlighted by a new school record by sophomore Kim Quinn in the 10,000m.Quinn set a new school record in the 10,000m, clocking in at 35:29.82 to finish in 22nd place. Quinn broke the previous record by Lida Ripplinger of 36:03.04 set in 2005. It is the first time this season that Quinn has competed in the 10,000m.Senior Erin Stratton won the 3,000m steeplechase in 10:29.31 for a new personal record. Stratton also bettered her third-best time in USU records, and also improved on her previous PR of 10:38.18 by nine seconds.Sophomore Brian McKenna finished in 21st-place in the 10,000m at 29:48.83, which is the forth-best time in Utah State history. Fellow sophomore Daniel Howell clocked in at 30:15.22, good for 25th and junior Nick Bolinder tabbed 33rd in 31:33.82. All three men set new personal records in the event.The Aggies will continue full team action at the BYU Invitational on Friday, April 2. STANFORD INVITATIONALMARCH 26-27, 2010UTAH STATE RESULTSWOMEN3,000sc – 1. Erin Stratton, 10:29.31.10,000m – 22. Kim Quinn, 35:29.82. * USU record MEN10,000m – 21. Brian McKenna, 29:48.83; 25. Daniel Howell, 30:15.22; 33. Nick Bolinder, 31:33.82.-USU-

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