Evie Pfeifer: “I Didn’t Really Know What to Expect, We Lifted Monday”

Reported by Lauren Neidigh.


  • Big 12 Meet Record: 16:00.70, Maureen McLaine (Texas A&M), 2012
  • NCAA ‘A’ Cut: 15:53.50
  • 2017 NCAA Invite Time: 16:16.41
  1. GOLD: Evie Pfeifer, Texas, 16:05.07
  2. SILVER: Jenny Nusbaum, Kansas, 16:43.33
  3. BRONZE: Nika Fellows, Kansas, 16:48.13

Texas’ Pfeifer completed the distance sweep, winning her 3rd event of the meet as she lapped the field. That took 8 seconds off her former lifetime best. Kansas rounded out the top 3 with Nusbaum and Fellows. Teammate Crissie Blomquist (16:49.38) held off a late charge from TCU’s Katie Woods (16:49.63) for 4th place.

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Note to self : lift Monday


Right? I can’t stand comments like “oh we didn’t taper at all” or “we rested one day”. Lift Mondays!

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