Running the first 5K of her sophomore season, Liberty's Noel Palmer sped to an ASUN-leading time of 17:08.95, Friday evening at the Iowa State Classic.
One of hundreds of distance runners who flocked to the Lied Recreation Center's 300-meter track on Friday in search of a fast time, Palmer placed 15th in her section of the 5K. She punched her ticket to the ECAC meet in a second event, following her 3K qualifier from the season-opening Hokie Invitational on Jan. 18.
Up Next The Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational will resume Saturday at 10 a.m. with the men's long jump, women's long jump and women's pole vault. Running events will commence with the men's 60 hurdles prelims at 11 a.m. The day will feature a recognition of Darius Dixon's life at 12:35 p.m., just prior to his signature event, the 400-meter dash.
Ty'Asia Dansbury will get Liberty's Saturday started at the Tyson Invitational, competing in the women's 200 at 2 p.m. Eastern.
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