Pappas Breaks 10 in Steeple

Dartmouth’s Alexi Pappas is now officially the second fastest woman steepler in Ivy League history as last night at the Mount Sac Relays, she finished fourth in the 3000m Steeplechase Invitational Elite race in 9:58.07.  Only Ashley Higginson (who won the 1500m Open race last night in 4:18.50) is faster with her 9:52.73 from 2011.  Pappas was the only declared collegian in the event.  PUMA’s Korene Hinds of Jamaica won the race in 9:42.57.  A video of the race can be found on Flotrack’s website.  Pappas’ time is currently the 2nd fastest collegiate time in the nation as Aisha Praught of Illinois State race a 9:51.30 to win the 3000m Steeplechase Olympic Development event.

Other Thursday night Mt Sac Relay results:

1500m Open Race Women:

  • 1st – Ashley Higginson – 4:18.50
  • 32nd – Christina Supino – 4:24.90
1500m Open Race Men:
  • 76th – Daniel Chenoweth – 3:53.45
3000m Steeplechase Olympic Development Elite
  • 14th – Stephanie Pancoast – 10:38.26
3000m Steeplechase Invitational Elite Women
  • 4th – Alexi Pappas – 9:58.07
10k Invitational Elite Women
  • DNF – Alex Banfich, Caitie Meyer
10k Invitational Elite Men
  • 12th – Ethan Shaw – 29:17:89

10k Invitational Olympic Development Men

  • 19th – Jon Gault – 29:59.21

Live results from the meet can be found here as there is still more Ivy action to come in the next two days.

One Response to “Pappas Breaks 10 in Steeple”

  1. Interested Observer says:

    Pappas also fell over the last barrier.  She would have been close to Higginson’s record!!