Cornell freshman Brady Shute from Woodbury uses insane finish to place 3rd in 1,000 at Ivy Championships!!!

Closing in 55.4 for his final 400 and 27.1 for his final 200 (😲), Cornell freshman Brady Shute from Woodbury placed 3rd in the 1,000 Sunday at the Ivy League Championships at the Armory.

Shute, who ran 2:25.68 in Saturday’s trials, lowered his time to 2:25.68 at a distance he had never run until this weekend.

Shute, the No. 6 seed out of the qualifying rounds, was in 6th place with a lap to go but passed three runners over the final 100 to move up into 3rd.

He move up from 10th to 7th in Cornell history. Teammate Rhys Hammond ran 2:23.77 in the semis, No. 4 on that top-10 list, and placed 2nd Sunday in 2:24.75. Princeton’s Harrison Witt won the final in 2:24.41.

Shute had never run a 1,000 until Saturday. He’s run 1:54.13 an 4:16.76 this year in his only previous open races.

Shute went out much faster Saturday [59.09 to 60.39] but finished much faster Sunday [1:24.84 final 600] compared to Saturday [1:26.59].

All-time Cornell 1,000-meter list
2:23.66 … Nick Wade, 2011
2:24.31 … Andrew Levy, 2009
2:24.35 … John Schilkowsky, 2011
2:23.77 … Rhys Hammond, 2022
2:24.58 … Jimmy Wyner, 2006
2:24.74 … Mike Franks, 1993
2:25.24 … Brady Shute, 2022
2:25.41 … Aldo Gonzalez, 2004
2:25.3h … Colin McClive, 1980
2:26.00 … Alex Mocarski, 2022


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