Ostrander runs fastest steeplechase time of 2019

Ostrander runs fastest steeplechase time of 2019

Boise State redshirt junior Allie Ostrander put the track and field world on notice by posting the top collegiate time in the nation Thursday in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase, winning the event at the Payton Jordan Invitational at California’s Stanford University.

Ostrander won in a time of 9 minutes, 45.66 seconds, beating runner-up Adva Cohen of New Mexico University by a scant .05 seconds. According to a press release by Boise State, Ostrander’s time would also rank her in the top-three in the world this year, as Kenyan runner Caren Chebet is listed with a handed-time mark of 9:45.6.

Ostrander is a two-time Div. I champion in the steeplechase, winning each of the past two years.

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