Cherokee graduate Jack Shea, a Northern Arizona junior, won the 3,000 at a home meet Friday with an indoor lifetime best.
Shea ran 8:27.95 at the Ron Mann Classic at the J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome in Flagstaff, winning by 60 meters over senior teammate Aldo Marquez, who was second in 8:37.51.
Shea’s previous indoor 3,000 PR was an 8:35.33 in February of 2019 at the Big Sky Championships at Breeden Fieldhouse on the Montana State campus in Bozeman, Mont.
His 3,000 overall PR is an 8:23.17 at the 2018 Baldy Castillo Invitational at Sun Angel Stadium at Arizona State a couple hours down I-17 in Tempe.
Shea ran 4:19.36 and 9:19.44 at Cherokee, was the 2016 South Jersey Group 4 XC champion and ran 15:46 at Holmdel.