Stephanie Cotter, Adams State University and West Muskerry AC, ran an indoor 800m PB of 2:16.04, described as "a stunning performance" by ASU, at the Adams State Open yesterday, and Qualified for the NCAA Division II Finals. (Update via Cork Athletics).
Michelle Finn, Leevale AC, ran a 3k indoor PB of 9:02.34 today, at the Normandy League meet, in Val de Reuil. Michelle, moves up one place in the All-Time Irish Womens Indoor Rankings, to 10th, overtaking Roisin McGettigan. (Update via Cork Athletics).
Michelle was accompanied at the Val de Reuil meet by several other Irish athletes, and there were several winners including: Brian Fay who won the Mens 3000m in 7:53.62, a time that puts him in 14th place on the All-Time Irish Mens Indoor Rankings. Tadgh Donnelly placed 5th in the same race, in 8:25.17. Marcus Lawlor won the Mens 200m, in 21.36 sec - Marcus is currently 3rd on the All-Time Irish Mens Indoor Rankings, with a best of 20.92 sec. Marcus also ran in the mens 60m, placing 3rd, in 7.00 sec. Christopher O'Donnell won the Mens 400m in 47.39 sec, which places him 13th on the All-Time Irish Mens Indoor Rankings. (Update via Cork Athletics).
Paul Robinson followed up his Metz pacing duties with an impressive performance on Monday (Feb 8th) to claim the European Indoor Championships standard. The St. Cocas A.C. man finished with a 3:42.27 to finish second over 1500m in Barcelona. Luke McCann (DCH A.C.) also impressed at the Barcelona meet, posting 3.43.15 (1500m). Sean Tobin followed up his first place PB in Metz to finish 3rd in 7.51.49 (3000m).