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Oklahoma State signee Natalie Cook sets a 3,200-meter record

Oklahoma State signee Natalie Cook sets a 3,200-meter record

Oklahoma State signee Natalie Prepare dinner has continued her track dominance.

With a 3,200-meter time of 9:52.45 at the UIL spot-round meet on Thursday, the Flower Mound (Texas) star broke a point out document for the real 3,200-meter race. She handed the former history of 9:58.58 set by Brynn Brown (Denton Guyer) in 2021 by a full 6 seconds.

Although that’s the history for a genuine 3,200-meter race, the Texas Track & Area Coaches Affiliation transformed genuine two-mile races into 3,200 periods, so this race technically does not stay at the prime of the record reserve.

But no need for Cook dinner to fret she also retains the record for two-mile with a time of 9:41:05. In accordance to the Dallas Morning-News, that two-mile time was set in March and recorded at 9:44:44 and transformed to 9:41:05 for a 3,200-meter race.

Nationally, the 3,200-meter time set on Thursday ranks No. 4 in historical past. She was about four-and-a-50 % seconds shy of Katelyn Touhy’s 2018 time of 09:47.88

Prepare dinner also gained the 1,600-meter race at the satisfy with a time of 4:45.86.

The senior has certainly dominated this year. Over back-to-back weekends in December, she gained the RunningLane Cross Place and Eastbay national championships, getting the very first female to win both of those in the same calendar year, according to Runner’s World. She was component of the 4x-mile relay that set a national document in March, and set the 2nd-most effective 5K time of all time, in accordance to MileSplit.

After graduation, Cook will head to Oklahoma State. In an interview with United states These days immediately after the Eastbay Championships, she commented on the coaching employees.

“They’re developing a fantastic crew and I appreciate Coach Dave (Smith) and Coach Anna (Boyert-Thorp) so a great deal. … They want to win nationals and I want to be a aspect of it.”