OMG! Ostrander wins in stunning fashion at Wisconsin Invite
It seems like this girl does something special every time she laces ’em up.
This time the diminutive dynamo won inarguably her biggest race when she lowered the 6-K course record at the adidas Wisconsin Invitational in a time of 19 minutes, 19 seconds.
Ostrander, of Kenai High fame, took 12 seconds off the record held previously by NCAA champion Abbey D’Agostino.
Ostrander pulled away from a Notre Dame runner over the final 400 meters to become just the second freshman to win this event’s history.
A few weeks ago, she placed stayed with the lead pack the whole way and finished second at the 30th annual Roy Griak Invitational in Minnesota in her first major test as a college runner.
Earlier this fall, she won her Boise State debut and captured a gold medal at the 31st World Mountain Running Championships in North Wales. She was just the second American woman to win the junior race.