Murphy Breaks 39 Year Old Record

MCAL-Girls-1600m-Records-Old-&-NewOn Saturday May 30, 2015 at the NCS Meet of Champions Glennis Murphy of Redwood set a new MCAL record in the Girls 1600m breaking the record set on the dirt track in 1976 at the Meet of Champions by Linda Broderick of Tam.  Broderick went on to place 1st at the 1976 CIF State Track and Field Championships.

In the 1976 photo Maggie Keyes of Tam is on the left. Keyes placed 3rd at the 1975 CIF State Meet and went on to compete in college. She won the 1980 NCAA Womens 1500m as a senior at Cal Poly. Keyes continued racing after college for Nike’s Athletics West and qualified in the 3000m for the inaugural World  Championships in Athletics. This meet was held at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland in 1983.

Photo compiled by Tom Benjamin.

Marin Athletes Going to State

The following athletes placed in the top 3 at the NCS Meet of Champions to qualify for the 2015 CIF State Track & Field Championships to be held June 5/6 at Buchanan HS, Clovis.

  • Jordan Winters of Branson jumped 5-04.00 to place 2nd in the Girls High Jump
  •  Isabella DeBruin of Justin Siena placed 2nd in the Girls Pole Vault clearing 11 feet
  • Nassim Kabbera of San Rafael placed 2nd in the Boys 1600m with the time of 4:19.41
  •   Gillian Wagner of Redwood placed 3rd in the Girls 800m with the time of 2:13.60
  •  Frankie Shaw of Tamalpais placed 3rd in the Boys Pole Vault clearing 13-08.00

Glennis Murphy of Redwood placed 4th in the Girls 1600m with the time of 4:51.32. Glennis met the qualifying standard for the State Meet.

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2015 MCAL Track and Field Schedule

2015 MCAL TRACK AND FIELD SCHEDULE

March 7 “all comer” Meet @Drake

March 12

Terra Linda, Drake @Branson
Justin Sienna, San Rafael @Marin Catholic

March 14

San Rafael Twilight Relays

March 19

Drake, Marin Catholic @Novato
Justin Sienna @San Marin

March 26

Redwood @Justin Sienna
Marin Catholic, Branson, San Marin @Tamalpais
Novato @Terra Linda

April 2

Redwood @San Marin
Terra Linda, San Rafael @Tamalpais

April 9

San Marin @Terra Linda

April 16

Branson @ Justin Sienna

April 23

San Rafael, San Marin @Drake
Tam, Novato @Justin Sienna
Terra Linda, Marin Catholic @Redwood

April 30

Justin Sienna @Drake
Redwood, Novato, Branson @San Rafael

May 7

San Marin @Novato
Drake, Tamalpais @Redwood
Justin Sienna @Terra Linda

May 14 and May 16 MCAL Championships Hosted by Justin Sienna @Redwood

May 24 North Coast Section Meets

May 30 and May 31 NCS Meet of Champions @CAL

June 5 and June 6 CIF State Track & Field Championships @Clovis