RIT Track Athlete Erin LaFave Sets American and School Record

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Senior Erin LaFave broke the school record in the 3000m Steeplechase with a time of 11:09.38. The time ranked her 33th in the nation. The old school record was 11:10.40 With the record, LaFave also lowered her own personal record which also was both the women’s American and Collegiate record. The record took place at the Oneonta State May Meet in New York on May 12, 2012. The world record for the 3000m Steeplechase is 10:34.95 held by Russian Olga Yakubovskaya set at the 2009 Taipei Summer Deaflympics. Story can be found at the RIT website:
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