Goobic sets new standard in 10K

Goobic sets new standard in 10K

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Fresh off an All-American finish in the 5K at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships, Heidelberg University senior Sophie Goobic has kicked off the outdoor season with more success.

Racing against a field of Division I and II competitors, Goobic finished 14th in the 10K race.  With a time of 35.38.71, she shattered the HU record by more than three minutes.  In addition, Goobic recorded the fastest time in Division III this season. 

"Sophie ran a nearly perfect race," said assistant coach Brian Grime.  "She ran even splits and beat a whole host of Division I and II schoosl. 

Heidelberg returns to action at Ohio Wesleyan next weekend.