Mary Goldkamp breaks Bradley track and field record

Photo courtesy Bob Hunt.

February 23, 2011

For the second consecutive week senior Mary Goldkamp (Florissant, Mo./ McCluer North) set a Bradley track and field indoor record, breaking the school mark in the 800 meters by better than two seconds to highlight competition for the Braves at the Panther Tune-Up Friday night.  She was one of 11 Braves to turn in season-best performances Friday.

Goldkamp broke the school record in the mile at last week's Iowa State Classic and followed it up with a school and facility record time of 2:09.61 in the 800 meters to win the event.  The previous school record in the 800 meters was 2:11.87 set by Tam Hart in 2003 and the prior facility mark of 2:11.00 was also set in 2003 by Dot McMahon of the UWM Track Club.  In addition, Goldkamp's time is tied for the second fastest time in the 800 meters in the Missouri Valley Conference this season.