Green Terror opens 2011 with strong showing
LEWISBURG, Pa. – Lindsay Wilson (Catonsville, Md./Seton Keough) won the mile in her first action in the event this season to lead McDaniel at the Gulden Relays hosted by Bucknell in women's indoor track and field action on Saturday.
Wilson turned in a time of 5:23.30 for the fifth-best performance in program history, giving her now four of the top five times on the list.
Wilson also ran the leadoff leg of the 4x800-meter relay, which finished fifth in a time of 10:37.60.
Jasmine Scott (Derwood, Md./Bullis) and Sarah Byron (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) each reached Centennial Conference (CC)-qualifying marks in the 60-meter dash. Scott finished fifth in the finals with a personal-best time of 8.25 seconds to crack the top 10 all-time. Byron was 10th in a time of 8.54.
Missy Black (West Grove, Pa./Bishop Shanahan) added a conference qualifier in the mile with a time of 5:40.00 to finish ninth.
Emily Peoples (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) was fifth in the 3,000 with a CC-qualifying time of 12:13.01.
Peoples, Black and Katie Corson (Ocean View, N.J./Ocean City) finished ninth in the 400 (1:27.52) and was also part of the 4x200-meter relay that recorded a time of 1:56.24.
Byron, Scott and Jen Garnett (Los Altos, Calif./Homestead) rounded out the quartet in the relay.
Kelsey Dickman (Bel Air, Md./Bel Air) was the lone competitor in the field events, tossing a throw of 11.16 meters in the shot put to finish sixth and earn a CC-qualifying mark.
The Green Terror returns to action at the Susquehanna Invitational on Jan. 23.
McDaniel Results: 4x800 Relay: 5. Lindsay Wilson, Katie Corson, Missy Black, Emily Peoples 10:37.60, 60 Prelims: 6q. Jasmine Scott 8.27*, 13q. Sarah Byron 8.70, 60 Finals: 5. Scott 8.25*, 10. Byron 8.54*; 500: 9. Corson 1:27.52; Mile: 1. Wilson 5:23.30*, 9. Missy Black 5:40.00*; 3,000: 5. Peoples 12:13.01*; 4x200 Relay: 4. Byron, Corson, Scott, Garnett 1:56.24; Shot Put: 6. Kelsey Dickman 11.16m (36-7½)*.
* Centennial Conference qualifying standard