Nuguse Sets Program and Track Record

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Notre Dame Athletics | February 11, 2020

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Yared Nuguse, a two-time national champion, turned in an all-time performance in Loftus Sports Center in the 3,000m run at the second day of the Meyo Invitational.

The junior won the race with a time of 7:46.71, setting the Notre Dame program record, the Loftus Sports Center record and the top time in DI this season. Teammates Andrew Alexander (8:07.20) and Dylan Jacobs (8:09.91) took fourth and fifth place in the event.

The Irish hurdlers kept up their recent run of success, placing first and third in the 60m hurdles final. Summer Thorpe won the event with a time of 8.27, tying her personal record. Naya Sharp set her personal record, crossing the line in 8.36 to take third.

Sam Voelz turned in the best time of his career in the championship 800m race, finishing second in the event with a time of 1:49.22.

Another performer who turned in a personal best performance on Saturday was Maddy Denner. The sophomore finished third in the championship 3,000m race, finishing in 9:20.38.

In total, Notre Dame turned in 12 top-10 performances during the championship race portion of the Meyo Invitational.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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