RV’s Erika Kemp opens post-collegiate phase of her career with PR at 3,000 meters in Boston!!!!!

Former Rancocas Valley star and North Carolina State All-America Erika Kemp ran a 3,000-meter PR Friday night, clocking 9:05.83 at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational at the Boston University Track and Tennis Center.

Kemp races now for the Boston Athletic Association. This was her first post-collegiate race.

Kemp’s previous PR at 3,000 meters was 9:06 .07 at the Husky Classic in Seattle on Feb. 12, 2016.

Her time is No. 27 on the IAAF 2019 international list and No. 9 among U.S. women.

Kemp finished fourth of 182 runners. The race was won by Yolanda Ngarambe of Sweden, who ran 8:53.97.

Here are Kemp’s 200 splits:

200: 33.6
400: 36.4
600: 36.2
800: 35.3
1000: 36.0
1200: 37.0
1400: 37.7
1600: 36.6
1800: 36.6
2000: 36.4
2200: 36.7
2400: 37.3
2600: 37.9
2800: 37.0
3000: 35.2

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