(New York, N.Y.) – Dickinson College senior Catherine Campbell (Carlisle, Pa./Trinity) erased 20 seconds off her personal-best time in the 5000 meters. She clocked a time of 17:15.75 at the Columbia University Last Chance Meet, hosted at the historic Armory in New York City. Her time ranks her ninth in the nation, setting the school record previously held by Cait Bradley '07 at 17:23.32.
Campbell's performance was enough to earn her a spot at the 2012 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships. She will travel to Grinell College in Iowa to compete in the 5,000 meters on Saturday, March 10th. The 5,000 meter event is scheduled to start at approximately 5:35 pm.