(Moncton, NB) The Universite de Moncton hosted th AUS Track & Field Championships on the weekend and the Huskies placed well, won some medals and awards, and also broke a 28-year-old record.
Andrew Peverill (2nd year) retained his AUS title in the men's 1500m by running an AUS championship record breaking time of 3:53.30. Peverill's time broke the 1991 record of 3:53.60 set by Olympian Joel Bourgeois.
Rookie Bhreagh Burke and graudating student-athlete, Jonathan Peverill were AUS major award winners as they were both the recipients of the female and male AUS Student-Athlete Community Service Award's.
First-year athlete, Bhreagh Burke won the bronze medal in the women's 1500m, finishing in a personal best time 4:43.02. Burke also scored points for the Huskies with a 5th place finish in the women's 1000m.
Third-year athlete Ashley Murray broke her own school record in the women's triple jump with a jump of 10.65m and placed 5th overall in the event.
Saint Mary's will be represented at the U Sports Championships by Andrew Peverill in the 1000m, 1500m, and the 4x800m relay alongside Jonathan Peverill, Stephen Goodyear and Kyle Caie. The U Sports national championship is scheduled for March 7-9 at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg.
Source SMU Track