York College track and field team produces record-breaking efforts at Swarthmore meet


SWARTHMORE – The York College men's and women's track and field members hit high marks and took down four school records on Monday at the Swarthmore Final Qualifier.

Senior Jess Miller was one of three seniors to set a school record in Monday's meet. Miller placed third in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 17 minutes, 31.08 seconds. Her time lowered her own school by 22 seconds and was just four seconds off the Capital Athletic Conference record. Miller's time is the fastest in the CAC this season and the 33rd-fastest in NCAA Division III.

Senior Caroline DeLany also lowered a school record with a time of 4:51.61 in the 1,500 run. The senior distance runner broke the old school record mark of 4:52.15 set in 2010. DeLany's time yesterday ranks as the fourth-best in the CAC this season.

Senior Wil Murray closed out his Spartan career with his second record-setting performance of the season. Murray recorded a time of 9:29.10 in the 3,000 steeplechase, lowering his own school record time of 9:39.56 which he set earlier this season. Murray now holds the second-fastest time in the conference this season.

Sophomore Kasey Fogelsanger also broke a school record, recording a time of 11:58.06 in the 3,000 steeplechase. Fogelsanger's time lowered the old school record mark of 12:00.30 set in 2011. Her time ranks fourth in the CAC this season.