COLLEGE STATION – Aggie frosh Jazmine Fray challenged the Texas A&M school record while winning the 1,000 meters in 2 minutes, 50.39 seconds during the eighth edition of the Reveille Invitational, which opened the indoor season in front of 1,327 fans inside the Gilliam Indoor Stadium on Saturday.
Fray eclipsed the Reveille meet record of 2:52.66 set by Katie Willard last season.
Fray clipped off splits of 32.10, 35.23 (1:07.33), 35.36 (1:42.68), 35.02 (2:17.70) and 32.70 in achieving the victory over Houston’s Ebony White (2:52.70). In the first lap, White led the field with a 31.87. Then Fray moved into the lead and held it for the remainder of the race.
“I wanted to go faster, so I took the lead and it felt really good,” stated Fray, who is from Long Island, New York, holds career best times of 2:09.07 in the 800 and 4:37.85 in the 1,500 meters. “My 600m time was where I wanted it to be and in my last 400 I knew I really wanted to kick as much as I could.