Indoor 2013: McGorty 8:55 3200m!! Michael Cherry 1:02.61 US4 AT 500m! Mary Cain 9:38.68 2 mile!

2012-2013 Indoor Highlights

2/2/13 Weekend




Concorde District Championships, VA


  • Sean McGorty (Chantilly VA) had an amazing triple over a few day, running the 1000m in 2:30.81 and the 1600m run in 4:11.52.  Tonight he added the 3200m run with a blazing 8:55.38 clocking!


Southeastern District Championships, VA



  • Michael Cherry (Oscar Smith) destroyed the VA state record and set a US#4 All-Time mark of 1:02.61 in the 500m dash!


The Varsity Classic, NY


  • Christian Brothers Academy (NJ) blew the doors off the DMR today with a US#1 time of 10:15.5 off of a 4:22 leg by Jack Boyle.  Pope John XXIII finished 2nd with a US#2 time of 10:18.5 and Don Bosco Prep was 3rd with a US#3 clocking of 10:19.2.  Tony Russell (West Chester Henderson) blasted a 3:02 for the 1200m leg after roaring through 1000m with a time of 2:30.  


New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, MA

Mary Cain kicking hard toward the HS record with Galen Rupp eagerly watching! 

Mary Cain taking a well deserved victory lap after her HS record of 9:38.68.

Yeah, I ran that!! (Photo by Kyle Brazeil)



  • Mary Cain absolutely crushes the race as she ran a new National Record of 9:38.68 over 2 miles to finish 3rd behind world record holder Tirunesh Dibaba, 9:13.17 and Sheila Reid, 9:37.97! An absolutely thrilling performance with Mary showing extreme patience early in the race and then kicking hard over the last 2 laps to put herself in a position to top all but Dibaba who ran solo from the front starting with the first lap.  The time is 17 seconds faster than the previous indoor record of 9:55.92 by Melody Fairchild in 1991 and also 16 seconds faster than the outdoor record of 9:52.03 by Kim Mortenson in 1996.
  • Henry Wynne takes the junior boys mile with a time of 4:11.73, closing with a 2:03 last 800m and 58s last 400!  James Randon took 2nd in 4:12.89 and Rob Napolitano was 3rd in 4:13.81.
  • Wesley Frazier won the junior girls mile with a time of 4:48.95!


New Balance Collegiate Invitational, NY


Prep Highlights

Union Catholic snagged a US#1 4x4 time tonight. (Photo by John Nepolitan, ArmoryTrack)

LaSalle (PA) won the 4x800 with a US#1 clocking. (Photos by Charles Stone)

  • Richard Rose (Boys & Girls) won the boys 600m dash with a blazing US#1 1:19.41, a new National Sophomore Class Record! The old record was 1:19.68 by Lionel Williams from 2004.
  • Kadecia Baird rocked the 300m dash, running a US#2 All-Time clocking of 37.54, showing she is back from her early season injury.  In second place, Deajah Stevens rolled to a US#8 All-Time mark of 37.90.  Precious Holmes (CT) was 3rd with a US#12 clocking of 38.22.  What a deep field!!
  • LaSalle boys won the 4x800m relay with a US#1 clocking of 7:48.36.  Splits: Magee 1:59.3, Stone 1:54.5, Bilotta 2:00, Coyle 1:54.
  • Emma Gallagher torched the 600m dash with a US#9 All-Time clocking of 1:30.35.  Emma Keenan (PA) was 2nd with a US# 2 clocking of 1:31.46.
  • Sabrina Southerland (Benjamin Cardozo NY) won the 1000m wire to wire with a blazing US#6 All-Time mark of 2:47.44 while Hidden Valley VA's Carolyn Bethel closed hard for 2nd with a US#9 All-Time clocking of 2:47.70! What a great race!!
  • Forest Park (VA) rolled to a US#1 time of 1:28.25 in the 4x200m relay with Union Catholic (NJ) 2nd with a US#2 time of 1:29.44.
  • Ben Malone (Pascack Valley NJ) came up short of snagging Robby Andrew's HS record but did manage to run a US#8 All-Time mark of 2:25.82.
  • Lenape (NJ) led a strong showing in the 4x800m relay, running a US#1 time of 9:09.03 to hold off Warwick Valley in 2nd with a time of 9:09.52 for US#2.  In third was Academy of the Holy Names with a US#3 clocking of 9:09.87.  
  • Medgar Evers won the girls 4x200m relay with a time of 1:38.59, coming just short of their meet record.
  • Columbia (NJ) won the girls 4x400m relay with a big US#1 clocking of 3:47.48!  Medgar Evers (NY) closed hard for 2nd in 3:52.02 with a huge 53.2 split from Kadecia Baird.
  • In the boys 4x400m relay Union Catholic led the whole way and held off a late charge by Elmont to win with a US#1 3:18.88 to US#2 3:19.47!

College/Open Highlights

Andrews left it all out on the track! (Photo by John Nepolitan, ArmoryTrack)

  • Robby Andrews has some history at the Armory, and made some more tonight! Bouncing back after a 4:11 mile Andrews looked super fresh, running 2:17.90 for the 2nd fastest 1000m time in the US, just .04 off of David Krummenacker's 2002 American Record!
  • Villanova's women looked great in the DMR, running 10:56.76 for the top time in the nation as Emily Lipari ran 4:34 for the anchor split!


AHSAA State Indoor Championships, AL

Carlos won the 800 with a US#3 time. (Photo by Tim Loreman)

The Humphreys are all smiles after a record day in Alabama!



  • Carmen Carlos (McGill-Toolen) won the 800m run with a blazing US#3 clocking of 2:11.28!
  • Carmen then came back today to win the 1600m with a time of 4:49.17! She also won the 3200m run yesterday with a time of 10:54.53.
  • Simone Charley (Spain Park) won the triple jump with a leap of 40-4.25.
  • Caitland Smith (Pelham) won the 60m dash with a time of 7.57 (7.55 prelims) and the 400m dash with a time of 56.93.
  • Auburn boys won the 4x200m relay with a US#2 time of 1:28.71.
  • Marlon Humphrey (Hoover) won the 60H with a time of 7.80 and the 60m dash with a clocking of 6.89.  Humphrey added the trifecta by winning the 400m dash with a quick 48.11 clocking.
  • Brittlee Humphrey, Marlon's sister, also won big setting a meet record in the 60H with a time of 8.75, also a US#6 time.


Virginia Tech HS Invitational, VA

Majors fast over 500m. (Photo by Jon Fleming)



  • Felecia Majors (South County) won the 500m dash with a US#7 All-Time clocking of 1:22.57!
  • Tyra Lea (Wakefield) rolled to a US#4 in the 300m dash with a quick 38.98 clocking.  
  • Wakefield (NC) girls won the 4x200m relay with a US#2 clocking of 1:39.44 and they also won the 4x400m relay with a US#2 clocking of 3:50.63.
  • Anna Williams (Thomas Edison) won the triple jump with a US#3 leap of 40-3.  
  • West Springfield won the girls 4x800m relay with a US#4 time of 9:22.84.
  • Breanna Bygrave (Wakefield) won the 55H with a US#7 clocking of 8.11.


MITS Meet #5, MI


  • Kendall Baisden won the 60m dash with a quick 7.56 and the 200m dash in 25.10.
  • Hannah Meier won the 1600m run in 4:49.30 with sister Haley 2nd in 4:50.22.


USA Cross Country Championships, MO


College frosh Craig Nowak wins the Junior boys race with an impressive kick over the final 600m. (Photo by Andrew Everett)

Emily Stites (William & Mary) won the Junior girls race decisively. (Photo by Andrew Everett)

Prep Erin Finn (West Bloomfield) impressed with a runner-up finish in the Junior girls race. (Photo by Andrew Everett)



Junior Girls Race

  • Emily Stites won the 6k race with a time of 20:27.2 over prep Erin Finn (West Bloomfield) who was timed in 20:48.6.  Carrie Verdon (Colorado) was 3rd in 21:08.8 and Katie Knight (North Central) was 4th in 21:09.3.  Rounding out the team were Samantha Nadel (Georgetown) 5th in 21:10.3 and Sydney Scott (West Virginia) was 6th in 21:11.3.

Boys Junior Race

  • Craig Nowak (Oklahoma State) won the boys title in 24:47.0 as Malachy Schrobilgen (Wisconsin) finished 2nd in 24:51.2.  Matt McClintock (Purdue) was 3rd in 24:51.9 and Darren Fahy (Georgetown) was 4th in 24:51.9.  Thomas Graham (Stanford) was 5th in 24:51.9 and prep Andrew Gardner (Mead) also qualifed in 6th with a time of 24:52.2.