Spartans Inglis breaks mile record at Ralph Vernacchia


April 28, 2014, BELLINGHAM, Washington (ISN) – Trinity Western’s Sarah Inglis (Falkrik, Scotland) led the Spartans track and field team at Western Washington University’s Ralph Vernacchia meet Saturday as she set the meet record in the mile with a winning time of 4:46.09 Saturday at Civic Stadium.

Complete Results

Inglis’ time, which was more than 12 seconds ahead of second place, bettered the previous record of 4:58.60, which was set by Seattle University’s Madison Davis at last year’s meet.

While Inglis was the Spartans record-breaker, it was an impressive overall day for TWU, with the team capturing a total of seven gold medals.

James Linde (Coquitlam, B.C.) led the way on the men’s side with three first place finishes, winning the 100m in 10.84, the 200m in 21.85 and the long jump with a jump of 6.87m.

Joel de Schiffart (Nanaimo, B.C.) won the mile race in 4:12.73 while Calum Innes (Bearsden, Scotland) took top spot in the 110m hurdles in 14.61 and Nathan Dunford (Bellingham, Wash.) finished first in pole vault with a clearance of 4.73m.

TWU Results



5th – Meg Harradine – 2:19.80


1st – Sarah Inglis – 4:46.09

Pole Vault

3rd – Ivonne Zuniga – 3.10m

Triple Jump

4th – Ayla Akehurst – 10.64m



1st – James Linde – 10.84


1st – James Linde – 21.85

5th – Jamie Sinclair – 22.58


1st – Joel de Schiffart – 4:12.73

3rd – Levi Neufeld – 4:15.39

15th – Adam Marshall – 4:28.45

17th – Chris Voth – 4:31.38

110m Hurdles

1st – Calum Innes – 14.61

Pole Vault

1st – Nathan Dunford – 4.73m

Long Jump

1st – James Linde – 6.87m

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