Lia Jones - Women's Track
Lia Jones broke the school record in the 5000 at 16:29.34.
May 4, 2011
After recording one of the top 70 times for the 5000 at the prestigious Drake Relays, Lia Jones has been named OU Student-Athlete of the Week.
Jones ran 16:29.34 to place second in the 5000 at the Drake Relays, only 57/100th of a second behind Martina Barinova of Nebraska. She broke her own school record by over 35 seconds.
Jones’ time not only is the best time in The Summit League this season by 15 seconds, it ranks her 44th in the NCAA East Region and 70th in the country. The top 48 in each event will qualify for regional.