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Sarah Williamson ran the eighth-fastest 5,000-meter run time in school history at the Penn Relays on Thursday.
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Glenn, Distance Runners Pace Apps at Penn Relays
Courtesy: Appalachian State Sports Information
Release: Friday 04/26/2013 (ET)
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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Jamie Glenn took home first-place honors at the prestigious Penn Relays as Appalachian State University women's track and field wrapped up action in Philadelphia on Friday.

Glenn, who recorded a personal-best mark of 12.28 meters (40-3.5), beat out a field of 27 other athletes, including several Big Ten and SEC competitors, to capture the College Women's Triple Jump (Eastern) title.

Justine Stocks and Kayla Schneider paced the Apps on Thursday at the Penn Relays, the first day of competition.

Stocks took second in the Olympic Development 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11:02.04 while Schneider finished fourth with a time of 11:11.73. Stocks' time in the event was just under two seconds shy of her personal record (11:00.19), set at the SoCon Championships last weekend.

Tatyana Bryant also turned in a solid performance for the Mountaineers as she captured 10th in the long jump with a mark of 5.68 meters (18-7.75) to finish 10th.

Jasmine Suydam and Brianna Tate finished 12th and 15th, respectively, in the shot put. Suydam notched a mark of 13.41 meters (44-0) while Tate recorded a throw of 13.16 meters (43-2.25).

Sarah Williamson captured 24th in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 17:15.76, a new personal record and the eighth-best time in school history.

The 4x400-meter relay squad of Breanna Alston, D'Shawrna McLucas, Taryn Stern and Breahna Morrison finished 35th in preliminaries with a time of 3:50.83, but did not advance to Saturday's finals.

Appalachian capped of its time at the Penn Relays as Alston, McLucas, Stern and Morrison finished 28th in the sprint medley relay, finishing in a time of 4:0.88

The Mountaineers are schedule to compete in two meets next weekend. Appalachian State will send athletes to both the Clemson Invitational (May 4) and NC State Last Chance Meet (May 5).



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