Iowa State women’s track earns personal records at Razorback Invitational


Sophomore Jasmine Stabler runs in the women’s 800-meter Feb. 24 during the Big 12 Track and Field meet. Stabler came in 4th with a time of 2:08.23. 

Kobe Gaines

The Iowa State women’s track and field team ran huge personal times this weekend at the Razorback Invitational that got them to 10th overall in the meet with a score of 36. The host school, Arkansas, won the meet with a score of 118.

The second day was full of great finishes starting with the 800-meter run. Jasmine Staebler had a big finish that crowned her second in the run with a 2:03.59. Erinn Stenman-Fahey ran a 2:06.33 for the Cyclones getting her sixth in the run which moved her to seventh in Iowa State history.

Larkin Chapman raced to first in the regular 800-meter in 2:06.18. Her team followed as Maggie Davis ran to a 22nd place finish with a time of 2:17.92 as her teammate Laurel Hoogensen finished two seconds behind her with a time of 2:19.91.

The women’s 3,000-meter invite was also strong for the Cyclones with Anne Frisbie leading the way with a second place finish with a time of of 9:23.45. Amanda Vestri was third with a time of 9:30.50.

The mile had a familiar face for the Cyclones with Evelyne Guay finishing fifth with a time of 4:46.72. The team fought hard in the meet and Coach Andrea Grove-McDonough had many strong words to describe her teams effort in the invitational.

“We had a great day and some really terrific performances,” Grove-McDonough said. “I can’t say we had a single bad performance today and that is something to be proud of.

“There were a lot of personal bests so you can’t ask for much more than that.”

The Cyclones head back to Ames before heading to the Husker Invitational in Lincoln, Nebraska next weekend.