Urban Leads 1-2-3 Finish for UCCS in 600 Yards at Potts Invite

By Jared Verner published January 18, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. - Alexa Urban led a 1-2-3 finish in the 600-yard run for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's indoor track and track today at the Potts Invitational at CU-Boulder. She also ran the second leg on the winning 4x400-meter relay team.

Urban finished the 600-yard run in 1 minute, 30.40 seconds and with a nearly four-second advantage in the overall results. Chelsea Martus won her heat and finished second overall in 1:34.19, and ran her way into fifth in the UCCS records. Amber McAfee finished in 1:34.71 for complete the sweep for the Mountain Lions in the event.

MaKenzie Urban joined the three Mountain Lions from the 600-yard run to win the 4x400-meter relay in 4:10.60. UCCS finished nearly 10 seconds ahead of runner-up Metro State.

Melanie Diep led the Mountain Lions in the mile run with 5:28.25. Her adjusted time on the undersized track will convert to 5:20.14 for ninth in the RMAC performance lists early in the season.

Up Next: UCCS will be off next week before returning to the track at the Colorado Mines Twilight Meet on Feb. 1.

UCCS Players/Staff Featured

Alexa UrbanAlexa UrbanSr. / Sr.
Chelsea MartusChelsea MartusFr. / Fr.
Amber McAfeeAmber McAfeeJr. / Jr.
Makenzie UrbanMakenzie UrbanFr. / Fr.
Melanie DiepMelanie DiepSo. / R-Fr.
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