Record-breaking night for Chico State at Distance Carnival

Apr 11, 2015 8:41 PM by Ross Field

The Chico State track and field team played host to the Distance Carnival/Twilight Meet Friday night at University Stadium.

One ofhe fastest women's 800-meter runs ever was the highlight of the night for the Wildcats.

Bailey Henshaw set a new school record time in the event, with Olivia Watt, the former record holder, actually bettering her career best en route to a second place finish.

Henshaw's winning time was 2:09.75, while Watt's second-place mark was 2:10.27. Both times improved each girls' existing NCAA Provisional qualifying marks (and personal bests).

Check out the video for highlights.


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