Trio of Mountain Lions to Run 10K Late Tonight at Mt. SAC

By Jared Verner published April 18, 2013

Live Video

WALNUT, Calif. - Alyssa Andrews, Angie Martell and Madison Neher will be competing against some of the top runners in the world tonight when they compete for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs in the 55th Mt. SAC Relays. The three will each run in the 10,000-meter run at 10:30 p.m. MDT.

The heat will be the fourth and final 10,000-meter run of the night for the 94 women who entered the event tonight. It will be the first 10,000-meter run during the outdoor season for each of the Mountain Lions in their collegiate careers, and the first for a UCCS runner since Kaitlin Frier ran in 2011.

Andrews ran 17:34.10 in the 5,000-meter run on the West Coast earlier this season and has the third-fastest time for the RMAC this season. It's the third-fastest time in UCCS history for the sophomore, and the fastest since Shannon Payne set the record in 2006.

Neher ran 18:44.64 in the 5,000-meter at the Washington University Invitational in St. Louis during spring break in her only competition of the outdoor season. Martell turned in 18:40.46 at altitude in the 5,000-meter run and has the fifth-fastest time in the RMAC when adjusted down to 18:30.69 from Colorado Mines.

Flotrack will provide live video coverage of tonight's races with a paid subscription.

Additional News Stories
July 24, 2013Women Earn 6th Straight USTFCCCA Scholar Team AwardThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's track and field teams earned Scholar Team honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the sixth consecutive year.
June 26, 2013Colvin Earns Academic All-America HonorUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs senior pole vaulter Alex Colvin earned Capital One Division II Academic All-America Third Team honors for women's cross country and track and field, announced this morning by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
May 30, 2013Colvin Earns Academic All-District SelectionUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs national qualifier Alex Colvin earned a spot on the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District First Team announced this morning by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
May 27, 2013Payne Wins Age Division at Bolder BoulderUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs alumna Shannon Payne finished first in the female 27 group and No. 13 among more than 22,000 women at the 2013 Bolder Boulder presented by crocs.
May 23, 2013Colvin Finishes No. 10 to Lead Mountain LionsThree Mountain Lions took on the best student-athletes in Division II in the pole vault, 1,500-meter run and 10,000-meter run as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs completed the first day of the 2013 NCAA Division II Women's Outdoor Track and Field National Championships at Colorado State-Pueblo.
Visit our Facebook pageVisit the UCCS Mount Lion's Twitter pageVisit the UCCS Mountain Lions Youtube pageVisit UCCS Rss feeds