Ocean Breeze Freedom Games 2017

Staten Island, NY


Murphy: From Shoveling Snow to 9:14 3K National Record Jan 07, 2017

Saturday morning at the Ocean Breeze Freedom Games in Staten Island, NY, Lake Braddock Secondary's Kate Murphy broke the national senior record. She achieved this feat by clocking a US #1 9:14.12 time in the 3K at the Ocean Breeze facility. She went thru the opening mile in 4:59.

Girls 3000 Heat 1 - Kate Murphy US #1 at 9:14.12 Jan 07, 2017

Kate Murphy of Lake Braddock won the Ocean Breeze Freedom Games 3K in 9:14.02 to set a new national senior class record in the event. Melody Fairchild set the previous class record of 9:17.4 in 1991. The only prep in U.S. history to clock a faster indoor 3K time is Mary Cain, whose national high school record stands at 9:04.51. Murphy's outdoor PR for 3K is 9:10.51; she is the reigning USATF Junior National champion in the event.Ninth-grader Katelyn Tuohy of North Rockland High School placed second in 9:42.63, just one second off the New York state freshman record.More coverage from the Ocean Breeze Freedom Games:ResultsPhoto GalleryVideos- Johanna Gretschel