Athlete of the Week: Track and field’s Paige LaBare

The junior sprinter broke her own personal-best record.

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Andi Basista, Deputy Sports Editor

Junior Paige LaBare excelled in the Eagles’ most recent tournament, the Bryan Clay Invite at Azusa Pacific University. The sprinter crossed the 100-meter finish line with a record-breaking personal best time of :12.14. Her astounding new time was :00.01 better than her previous 100-meter record. LaBare finished in 45th place overall in the three-day tournament. LaBare also placed 72nd overall in the 200-meter dash with a time of :25.24.

LaBare broke her school record against prestigious track and field schools like Cal State Los Angeles, Cal State Long Beach and APU.

LaBare finished in first place against Westmont College on April 13, finishing the 100-meter with a quick time of :12.33. She continued her dominance as she entered the 4×100-meter race in first with a time of :48.56.

LaBare’s spectacular success on the track has earned her team many points, placing them higher on the leaderboard, and for that, she has earned the title of Chimes Athlete of the Week.

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