first_img Results (HTML) Quotes DES MOINES, Iowa – In her return to the Blue Oval, Missouri standout and former Dowling Catholic prep Karissa Schweizer enjoyed a historic performance at the Distance Carnival at the 2018 Drake Relays Presented by Hy-Vee on Thursday night.A five-time NCAA champion, Schweizer finished the 5000 meters on a beautiful night at historic Drake Stadium in 15:23.21, breaking Wisconsin legend Cathy Branta’s Drake Relays record of 15:31.18 set in 1985. Schweizer’s time ranks No. 4 in the world this year and leads all NCAA athletes this year.Schweizer wasn’t the only runner to rewrite the Drake Relays record books as Iowa Central’s Adva Cohen won the steeplechase in a Drake Relays record-setting time of 9:52.37, which ranks No. 16 in the world this year. Cohen’s time was also a NJCAA Division I record and Cohen broke her own Israeli national record in the steeplechase.Missouri’s Megan Cunningham won the 10,000 meters in 33:19.25 as Mizzou became only the second school to sweep the women’s 5K and 10K at the Drake Relays as Oklahoma’s Kay Gooch won the 5K and Liz Scanlon won the 10K for the Sooners in 1994.On the men’s side, former Drake star Reed Fischer won the 5000 meters for the second-straight year, becoming only the third athlete to win multiple Drake Relays 5K crowns.Action on Friday at Drake Stadium gets underway at 8 a.m. with the prelims of the girls’ 100 hurdles. Print Friendly Version Photos Story Linkscenter_img Results (PDF) Results (TXT) Notes last_img read more