Record Run Earns Carson Athlete of the Week Honours

September 30, 2009 - Campus Bulletin

University of Guelph cross-country runner Lindsay Carson shattered a 22-year-old record on Saturday and has been named the Canadian Interuniversity Sport female athlete of the week.
Carson, a third-year biological engineering student, demolished a 22-year-old course and meet record by 14 seconds when she captured her third straight Western International individual title with a time of 17 minutes and one second. The previous Thames Valley Golf Course mark was held by the University of Western Ontario’s Sandra Anschuetz, who won the five-kilometre event in 17:15 back in 1987.
Carson has led the Gryphon women to the CIS cross country team title each of the past two years while claiming individual gold in 2007 and bronze last season.

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