Mac runner is silver-heeled in Boston


Lindsay Carson (Photo: Peter Self)

Boston, MA – McMaster’s Katie Anderson (Exeter, Ont.) placed second in the 1,000-metre event at the Boston University Valentine Invitational women’s track meet on Friday (Feb.10).

Competing against several National Collegiate Athletic Association schools, the fourth-year veteran ran the race in just 2:46.30, a Canadian Interuniversity Sports-leading time for the Marauder. She missed first place by .7 seconds.

In the mile run, Lindsay Carson (Cambridge, Ont.) finished ninth with a time of 4:47.05. This time converts to a CIS-leading 4:25.70 for the 1,500m.

Sarah Haliburton (Richmond Hill, Ont.) ran the 3000m in 9:48.99, good for fourth in CIS and Victoria Coates (Newmarket, Ont.) ran the mile in 4:57.09, which converts to 4:34.04 for the 1,500m, good for 13 in CIS.