PALO ALTO, CA - Iona College men's outdoor track graduate student Mitch Goose set a school record time in the 5,000-meter event at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational at Stanford University.
Goose's time of 13:34.41 broke a six-year old school record by a quarter of a second. Former Gael standout Richard Kiplagat formerly held the record of 13:34.66 set at the Mt. SAC relays in 2006. Goose's teammate Leonard Korir ran the second fastest time (13:35.71) last year at the NCAA Championship.
Goose was the third collegiate and 12th overall finisher in the Section 1 5k event at Stanford.
Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational
Stanford Cobb Track and Angell Field - Palo Alto, CA
April 29, 2012
5k: Mitch Goose, 12th, 13:34.41.
Iona 5000-meter Outdoor Top 10 All-Time
1.) Mitch Goose 13:34.41 2012 Payton Jordan Invite 2.) Richard Kiplagat 13:34.66 2006 Mt. SAC Relays 3.) Leonard Korir 13:35.71 2011 NCAA 4.) Abraham Ng'eitch 13:51.68 2008 Penn Relays 5.) Leonard Korir 13:52.59 2011 Duke Invitational 6.) Peter Riley 13:52.81 2002 Penn Relays 7.) Mohamed Khadraoui 13:54.53 2008 Penn Relays 8.) Kieran Stack 13:54.40 1986 Dogwood Relays 9.) Martin McCarthy 13:58.41 1995 Penn Relays 10.) Andrew Ledwith 14:01.11 2008 Penn Relays