Watson Takes First Place in Steeplechase, Sets School Record at Kaiser Classic

Watson Takes First Place in Steeplechase, Sets School Record at Kaiser Classic

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Sophomore Patrick Watson took first overall and set a new school record in the 3000m Steeplechase with a time of 9:54.71 at the Paul Kaiser Classic, hosted by Shippensburg. Watson's time is currently second-best in the MAC this season.

Watson has set two school records this week, with the first coming at the Penn Relays on Thursday night where he set a new mark in the 5000 with a time of 14:48.60. 

Junior JT Klopcic and sophomore Nikita Kulick clocked times of 59.14 and 59.76 to take 12th and 14th overall in the 400m hurdles. 

The Mustangs compete next at the three-day MAC Outdoor Championships, hosted by Widener, starting on Thursday, May 3.