UA runners share SEC honor

By: Bob Holt
Published: Tuesday, February 2, 2021

FAYETTEVILLE — University of Arkansas runners Katie Izzo and Lauren Gregory were named co-SEC runners of the week, the conference office announced Tuesday, for their performance at the Razorback Invitational.

Izzo, a senior, ran a meet record and world-leading time this indoor season of 15:36.22 in winning the 5,000 meters last Friday. She broke a 20-year-old meet record of 15:55.43 set by Razorback Lilli Kleinmann in 2001.

Gregory, a junior, was second in the 5,000 in a career-best of 15:36.51 that ranks No. 2 in the world this season.

In Saturday’s mile, Gregory won in a collegiate-leading 4:35.69 for this season with Izzo second in 4:37.07.

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