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Shocker Tuliamuk-Bolton sets school, MVC records in 10,000 meters

  • By Eagle staff
  • Published Monday, April 29, 2013, at 5:44 a.m.

Wichita State’s Aliphine Tuliamuk-Bolton ran the fifth-fastest 10,000 meters in NCAA history on Sunday night in the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational in Stanford, Calif.

Running in a field with professionals, Tuliamuk-Bolton finished with a time of 32 minutes, 7.20 seconds and in seventh place. Iowa State’s Betsy Saina finished first with a 31:37.22 and Oregon’s Jordan Hasay finished sixth at 32:06.64, recording the third- and fourth-best NCAA times.

Tuliamuk-Bolton broke her personal record by 32 seconds and set school and Missouri Valley Conference records.

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