Corcoran's School Record Leads SNHU At Paul Short Invitational Saturday

Ashley Corcoran runs to victory at the 2019 Shacklette Invitational

When and Where: October 5, 2019 – Bethlehem, Penn. (Lehigh University)
Distance:  Women's race, 6k
Results: Southern New Hampshire University – 28th/42 (673)

Sophomore Ashley Corcoran (East Longmeadow, Mass.) ran the fastest 6k in SNHU program history, finishing 12th overall at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh.

  • Corcoran ran the 6k course in 21:24.8.  The school record had belonged to Laura O'Hanlon, who had run 21:50 at Paul Short in 2016.
  • Sophomore Grace Henson (Cumberland, R. I.) finished 51th overall in 22:09.8, a new personal best.
  • Newcomer Lydia Mathson (Nashua, N.H.) ran a 23:17.2 and junior Maura Coakley (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) finished in 23:47.3, her best 6k.
  • SNHU's other scorer was freshman Sarah Zarakotas (Concord, N.H.) in 24:31.6
  • The Penmen competed in the Paul Short Brown Race which was won by Stony Brook University.  Columbia finished in second place.
  • The Penmen will compete at the New England Championships at Franklin Park next Saturday, Oct. 12. 

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