Claudia Beitel placed third in the mile run.
Feb. 1, 2004
Gainesville, FL - Two runners from Florida Atlantic University's track team participated in the Gator Invitational Sunday afternoon in Gainesville, FL. Claudia Beitel and Brittany Powers were invited to participated in the meet thanks to past performances and the two didn't disappoint. Powers broke the FAU record for the 5000m running the race in 18:44. Meanwhile, Beitel set the FAU record in the mile with a time of 4:53.92. Powers placed eighth and Beitel took third in their respective races.
Beitel's time was just seconds shy of the qualifying time for the NCAA Indoor National Meet of 4:49.00.
FAU will continue its Indoor season at the Tiger Invitational February 14, in Clemson, SC.
Claudia Beitel (4:53.92/3rd)
Brittany Powers (18:44/8th)