Campbell Breaks School Record for 2 Miles

Olivia Campbell made Arkansas Tech history during her first home cross country meet as a Golden Sun outside Tucker Coliseum on Friday evening.

The freshman from Harrison set a new school record for a 2-mile run by covering the course at the 2011 Tech Twilight Run in 11 minutes, 17.92 seconds.

Campbell (photographed) finished second in the individual standings and helped the Golden Suns finish second in the team standings.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock won the meet with 19 points. Arkansas Tech accumulated 49 points, while John Brown University (3rd, 71 points) and Hendrix College (4th, 107 points) rounded out the field.

UALR’s Sanna Mustonen won the individual title with a time of 11:01.25.

Cheryl Nolan (8th, 12:03.49), Kaitlin Bounds (11th, 12:26.70), Amanda Bradbury (16th, 12:51.42), Elizabeth Gean (17th, 13:12.30) and Ashley Perisho (21st, 13:56.64) also competed for Arkansas Tech in the meet.

The Golden Suns will run in the Missouri Southern Stampede in Joplin on Saturday, Sept. 17.

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