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Roberts sets record as one of six top-10 finishers

Jan. 23, 2012

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Ashani Roberts shattered the Florida Atlantic indoor Triple Jump record on Sunday, and was one of six top-10 FAU finishers at the Gator Invitational in Gainesville.

On her last leap of the competition, Roberts jumped 12.27 meters, easily besting the record she set just a week prior (11.99 meters). She finished first in the event.

Also, for the second straight week, freshman Michelle Jax posted a runner-up finish, this time in the 3,000 meter run. Her time of 9:58.63 was only two-plus seconds behind the first-place finisher.

The other top finishers for FAU on Sunday were:

The squad isn't back in action until Friday, February 10, when they travelto Boston to take part in the BU Valentine Invitational.



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