Courtesy: UMKC Athletics/MSH Photography
Frerichs Sets 5,000 Meters Team Record to Lead UMKC in Day One of the Alex Wilson Invitational
Courtesy:UMKC Athletics
Release:03/01/2013
(South Bend, Ind.) - Friday evening, for the second straight competition, sophomore Courtney Frerichs set a school record in the 5,000 meters, this time crossing the finish line at 16:40.16 to place 10th to lead the Kansas City Kangaroos in day one of Notre Dame's Alex Wilson Invitational.

Earlier this week, Frerichs won the event at The Summit League Championships with a time of 16:54.54, while also taking home the gold in the 3,000 meters with a UMKC record time of 9:46.24.

On the men's side, meanwhile, senior Dontay Taylor tied a personal mark of 7.11 meters to finish sixth in Friday's long jump, followed by junior Joshua Harden placing seventh with a personal best mark of 7.00 meters in the event as well.

Tomorrow, the Blue & Gold will wrap up the Alex Wilson Invitational, beginning at 10 a.m. with the men's triple jump and the women's 60-meter hurdles. 

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