McDaniel opens indoor season at Bucknell

LEWISBURG, Pa. – Kevin Bowman (Frederick, Md./Brunswick) finished third in the mile to lead McDaniel at the Bucknell Opener in season-opening men’s and women’s indoor track and field action on Saturday.

            Bowman was the first Division III runner across the line, finishing with a time of 4:31.07 to become one of nine Green Terror runners to qualify for the Centennial Conference (CC) Championships in the first outing of the season.
            Cody Crutchley (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) also qualified in the mile, finishing seventh with a time of 4:36.84.
            Mark Steiding (Laytonsville, Md./Good Counsel), Dan White (Union Bridge, Md./Francis Scott Key) and Bowman rounded out those qualifying on the men’s side.
            Steiding hit the mark in the 200, finishing 36th with a time of 24.57. White and Bowman crossed 8-9 in the 3,000, with times of 9:11.22 and 9:16.98, respectively.
            C.J. Naper (New Windsor, Md./South Carroll) just missed the CC standard in the mile, crossing eighth with a time of 4:38.32. Rob Kelvey (Westminster, Md./Westminster) finished ninth with a time of 4:42.82.
            On the women’s side, Emily Peoples (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) and Roxanne Fleischer (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) led the way with CC-qualifying and personal best times in the mile. Peoples was the first Division III runner across the line in sixth with a time of 5:37.08 while Fleischer followed her across in a time of 5:40.68.
            Kristin Duling (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) qualified in the 200 and 400 meters with times of 28.97 and 1:02.88, respectively.
            McDaniel returns to action at the Bucknell Gulden Relays on Jan. 10.
 
McDaniel Women’s Results: 60 Hurdles Prelims: 29. Heidi Davidhizar 10.51; Mile: 6. Emily Peoples 5:37.08*, 7. Roxanne Fleischer 5:40.68*, 12. Rachel Griffith 6:21.54, 13. Laura Shinn 6:23.12; 400: 11. Kristin Duling 1:02.88*; 1,000: 7. Shinn 3:48.99, 8. Emily Hajjar 3:50.62; 200: Duling 28.97*, 48. Davidhizar 30.68; 3,000: 10. Peoples 11:04.95*, 14. Griffith 12:45.83.
 
McDaniel Men’s Results: 60 Prelims: 41. Mark Steiding 7.37; Mile: 3. Kevin Bowman 4:31.07*, 7. Cody Crutchley 4:36.84*, 8. C.J. Naper 4:38.32, 9. Rob Kelvey 4:42.82, 13. Dan White 4:53.14, 14. Russell Morin 4:53.54, 17. Will Brandenburg 5:17.83; 200: 36T. Steiding 24:57*, 43. Mark Berube 24.99; 3,000: 8. White 9:11.22*, 9. Bowman 9:16.98*, 10. Kelvey 9:22.39; 1,000: 6. Naper 2:41.76, 7. Crutchley 2:44.02, 9. Morin 2:53.53, 11. Brandenburg 3:12.78.

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