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Dristle's Run in 5000 Meters Paces Season-Opening Event for Bonnies Women's Track

Theresa Dristle made a dent in the program record books Saturday. (Photo: Jenna Buhite)
Theresa Dristle made a dent in the program record books Saturday. (Photo: Jenna Buhite)

CALIFORNIA, Pa. – Multiple runners left marks on the program record books as the St. Bonaventure women's track team opened the 2019 season at the Cal U Early Bird Invite.

Theresa Dristle ran the fifth-best time in individual program history for the 5000 meters at 19:28.93. Also in the event, Christine Walsh ran a personal best as well with the seventh-fastest 5000 time for all Bonaventure individuals with an effort of 19:31.56.

In the 800 meters, Samantha Henry ran a time of 2:40.19, a personal best that is good for eighth on the individual record books for the program. She was just ahead of Amberlee Robertson, whose time of 2:42.23 ranks ninth in program history. Morgan Evarts was close behind at 2:43.16.

Sydney Beeman led the team in the 1500 meters – her mark of 5:10.17 paced the squad. Natalie Cummings also had a top-10 time for the program at 5:21.85.

The Bonnies are back in action next Saturday at the SUNY Geneseo Invite.

BONNIES RESULTS

400 Meter Dash
20. Meaghan Ralph – 1:07.34

800 Meters
20. Samantha Henry – 2:40.19 (personal record)
22. Amberlee Robertson – 2:42.23
23. Morgan Evarts – 2:43.16
26. Tristen Reid – 2:44.33 (personal record)
27. Natalie Cummings – 2:44.39
32. Morgan Brady – 2:52.25
33. Jenna Cherry – 2:52.58
35. Kristin Reynolds – 3:00.42

1500 Meters
9. Sydney Beeman – 5:10.17 
16. Natalie Cummings – 5:21.85 (personal record)
17. Samantha Henry – 5:22.19 (personal record)
18. Morgan Evarts – 5:23.98
19. Amberlee Robertson – 5:24.56
26. Tristen Reid – 5:30.95 (personal record)
27. Jenna Cherry – 5:31.07 (personal record)
33. Carly Olles – 5:34.86
39. Morgan Brady – 5:41.45
47. Kristin Reynolds – 5:57.43

5000 Meters
9. Theresa Dristle – 19:28.93
10. Christine Walsh – 19:31.56 (personal record)
24. Lindsey Lytle – 21:10.80
27. Carly Olles – 21:51.65
31. Ania Rzepka – 28:17.70

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