NYSPHSAA -NY State Champs 2011

Ithaca, NY


Cuffe takes state 3K record; Banks wins first title Tim Fulton Mar 5, 2011

Aisling Cuffe decided the pace and controlled the race throughout on her way to her second straight 3,000 state title, this time in a state record 9:29.89. She slipped right ahead of North Shore’s Samantha Nadel and continued dialing up the pace. Nadel followed until Cuffe started to build some distance in the last mile. Her time bettered a mark of 9:31.97, set by Elmira-Notre-Dame’s Molly Huddle in 2002.