Lizier-Zmudzinski's school record leads Loggers at UW Open

Lizier-Zmudzinski's school record leads Loggers at UW Open

SEATTLE, Washington – Geremia Lizier-Zmudzinski set a new Puget Sound record in the 3,000-m run and several other Loggers broke into the Logger record books during the University of Washington Open on Sunday.


Lizier-Zmudzinski broke the previous school by nearly 20 seconds as he crossed the finish line in 8:11.96. Dan McLean held the previous record since 2004 with a time of 8:31.51. Lizier-Zmudzinski placed fifth overall in the race.

James Markin also faired will in the 3,000-m run, as his time of 9:51.57 is eighth all-time. Liam Monaghan nearly broke the school record in the 1,000-m run. His time of 2:45.29 is second all-time and only four seconds short of Joshua Seekatz's Logger record. Cameron Braithwaite's 7.34 time in the 60-m dash is also No. 2 in the Puget Sound record books.

On the women's side, Taili Ni and Tori Klein broke into the top 10 for the 3,000-m run. Ni is No. 3 all-time in the 3,000-m run with a time of 10:28.63, and Klein is No. 8 all-time at 10:42.17. Elizabeth King came away with the second-best pole vault in Logger history, clearing 10'8".

The Loggers begin the outdoor season when they host the Puget Sound Invitational on March 5.



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