Rose Breaks School Record in Day Two of Atlantic 10 Championships

Saint Joseph's women's track and field star, Sydney Rose, set a new school record in the 60m dash at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Championships.

Saint Joseph's Sydney Rose running on track

Photo Credit: Ava Curry

The Saint Joseph's women's track and field team concluded action at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Championships, highlighted by a new school record set in the 60m dash by Sydney Rose inside the Virginia Beach Sports Complex. 

  • Kimberly Johnson opened the account for the Hawks with a fourth-place finish in the 500m, crossing the finish line in 1:15.31.
  • In the 60m, history was set within the St. Joe's program as Sydney Rose surpassed Andria Smythe's record held since 2004, her time of 7.56s setting the new program standard by .02s. Her personal best time was also good for fifth in the event, notching four points for the Hawks.
  • Tess Crossan added points in the 800m, the sophomore crossing the line in 2:15.77 to place seventh.
  • After qualifying for today's final in Friday's events, freshman Majken Lutzen earned a point with an eighth-place time of 2:59.00 in the 1,000m.
  • Ava Curry was able to set a new PR in the 3,000m (10:32.97), but none of the four Hawks in the event were able to climb into a scoring position.
  • The Hawks recorded their final two points of the evening in the 4x800m relay, Samantha Korck, Majken Lutzen, Alexis Westawski and Tess Crossan teaming up to place seventh with a time of 9:11.94 in the event.

The Hawks participate in the ECAC Championships, set to begin March 1-3.

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