David Cason Sets Steeplechase Record
David Cason ’14 broke his own Old Dominion Athletic Conference record in the 3,000 meter steeplechase in the Duke University Twilight meet on May 5.
David (9:15.34) broke his own ODAC and school record in the 3,000 meter steeplechase by 3.34 seconds, finishing eighth. The only Division III competitor in the race, his time stands 22nd nationally. The junior also holds the best time in the ODAC, 8.23 seconds ahead of the second-best time run by teammate Chad Norton ’14.
Chad (14:56.89) finished sixth in the 5,000-meter run, .96 seconds outside the top five, in the third-fastest time in school history. Andris Goncarovs ’14 (15:15.69) finished 10th in the race and recorded the ninth-best time in school history, good for 10th place in the race.
Josh Farrar ’13 (51.26 seconds) finished 14th in the 400-meter dash with his fourth-best time of the season.
The Quakers return to the track for one last regular season meet Monday, May 13, in Chester, Pa., at the Swat Final Qualifying Meet hosted by Swarthmore College and taking place on the campus of Widener University.