New Balance Collegiate Invite: Jillian Smith 2:46.09 US #4 all-time

Jillian Smith (pictured above by Tim Fulton of dominated a stellar field of middle distance stars in the junior women's 1000 meter run at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational with a US #4 all-time and New Jersey state record performance of 2:46.09. Trailing in behind the two-time Millrose champion was Claudia Francis of New York, Smith's South Regional (NJ) teammate Chelsea Cox, and 2008 race runner-up Paige Johnston of Virginia. The top five finishers were all under the previous national leading time.

Event 14  Girls 1000 Meter Run Junior
    Name                    Year School                  Finals
  1 Smith, Jillian               Unattached             2:46.09
  2 Francis, Claudia             Unattached             2:50.43
  3 Cox, Chelsea                 Unattached             2:50.69
  4 Johnston, Paige              Unattached             2:51.82
  5 Johnson, Amirah              Unattached             2:52.71
  6 McNamara, Molly              Unattached             2:56.53
  7 Pontecorvo, Victoia          Unattached             2:58.00
  8 Walsh, Dana                  Unattached             2:58.97
  9 Anselmini, Mary Kate         Unattached             3:11.42

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