Roberts sets WSU track record during Stanford Invite

STANFORD — Chalk up another school record for Kingston High School graduate Ruby Roberts.

Roberts set a new school record in the 5,000 meter run for the Washington State University track and field team during the Stanford Invitational at Cobb Track and Angell Field, April 4.

Roberts ran the 5,000 meter in 16 minutes 9.02 seconds. The previous record was 16:14.55, ran by Anna Blue in 2003. She finished 10th in the event in section 2.

The school record tacks on to the 3,000 meter record she set earlier this year (9:15.79). She is also in the top 10 of Washington State's all-time record in the mile, 1,500 meter, and 3,000 meter steeplechase.

Washington State athletes will compete April 12 either in the second day of the Invitational, or at the Sam Adams Classic at Whitworth University.


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