Records fall in inter-squad track meet

Stefanie SmithStefanie Smith set new Lancer records in the 1500m and 3000m races this week at the Blue and Gold inter-squad track meet.

Runner Stefanie Smith topped her own Lancer records in two events at the Blue and Gold track and field meet this week in the Dennis Fairall Fieldhouse.

Smith finished the 3000m in 9:23.89 and the 1500m in 4:22.94; both marks eclipsed UWindsor records she set in 2015 and qualified her for competition in these events at the U Sports national championship meet.

Thrower Sarah Mitton also qualified for the Canadian university national meet, with a 15.72m effort in shot put. Windsor will host the U Sports championships March 8 to 10 at the St. Denis Centre.

The squad will next return to action January 12 in the Can Am Classic at the Dennis Fairall Fieldhouse.