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BU Breaks 4x800 School Record At Drake Relays
Release: Wednesday 04/27/2012 

DES MOINES, Iowa -- For the second consecutive day, the Bradley women's track and field team broke a school record at the 103rd Drake Relays, with a freshmen quartet teaming to break the program record in the 4x800 meter relay Friday evening.

Freshmen Emily Delvo (Springfield, Ill./Sacred Heart Griffin), Molly Dahlquist (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame), Hannah Booker (Tremont, Ill./Tremont) and Kyela Specht (Munster, Ind./Munster) combined to finish ninth overall in the 4x800 meter relay with a time of 8:59.17.  The Braves broke the previous school mark set last year by more than 16 seconds.

Earlier in the day in the men's 4x1,600 meter relay, the group of sophomores Shane Garland (Webster Groves, Mo./Webster Groves) and Daniel Allen (Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield) along with freshmen Chase Coffey (Hanna City, Ill./Farmington) and Eric Delvo (Springfield, Ill./Sacred Heart Griffin) clocked the fifth fastest time in program history.  The group finished 14th overall with a time of 17:27.21.

The Bradley track and field teams return to action Sunday at the Western Illinois Twilight in Macomb, Ill. 


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