Martinez and Brown shine as BYU athletes set bevy of personal records

Jack Urquhart | Posted: 24 Feb 2021 | Updated: 24 Feb 2021
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STANFORD, California – Shea Martinez and Kelsey Brown-Gilbert highlighted BYU track and field's trip to the Stanford Invitational with blistering times in the 800 meters this weekend.

Martinez finished with a time of 2:05.00, good for third among attached collegiate runners. The sophomore's performance in the race marked her third time of 2:05.00 or better in the 800 meters and the best outdoor time of her career. Brown-Gilbert, a senior, finished sixth among attached collegiate runners with a time of 2:06.22.

Carrie Jube broke her personal record in the 10,000 meters by minute with her time of 33:56.87. Makenna Smith finished 25 seconds ahead of her previous personal record in the 5,000 meters with a time of 16:11.60.

On the men's side, Steve Flint and Dallin Farnsworth impressed with their performances in the 5,000 meters. Flint, a senior, ran a personal record and what is now the 10 best outdoor time (13:51.98) in school history. Farnworth, a freshman, finished just behind Flint with a personal record of 13:53.38.

Freshman Connor McMillan finished the 10,000 meters with a time of 29:13.87.

Full results for the Stanford Invitational are available at RTSPT.com. The Cougars also sent some runners to the San Francisco State Distance Carnival and results for that race can be found at redcaptiming.com.

BYU track and field next competes at the Sun Angel Classic in Tempe, Arizona beginning on April 10.

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