January 23, 2011

Sprinters lead way for McDaniel

Green Terror notches four wins at Susquehanna

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Freshman Jasmine Scott (Derwood, Md./Bullis) was part of three victories, leading McDaniel at the 2011 Orange & Maroon Classic hosted by Susquehanna in women's indoor track and field action on Sunday.

Scott notched her first two collegiate individual wins as well as leading the 4x200-meter relay to victory. In the 55 meters, Scott recorded the top time in the five preliminary heats with a time of 7.68 seconds before bettering that by 0.10 seconds in the finals to win the even by 0.22 seconds. The time of 7.58 in the finals places her sixth on the Green Terror all-time performer list.

She also now ranks fifth on the 200 performers list after winning the event in a time of 27.41 – 0.41 seconds faster than any of the other 25 competitors.

Scott teamed with Katie Corson (Ocean View, N.J./Ocean City), Jennifer Garnett (Los Altos, Calif./Homestead) and Sarah Byron (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) to turn in the eighth-fastest 4x200-meter relay, combining to win the race in a time of 1:52.90.

Corson gave McDaniel a fourth victory, winning the 400 by more than a second with her time of 1:03.27.

Bryon, Corson and Garnett also finished in the top 10 with Centennial Conference (CC)-qualifying times in the 200. Byron was third overall (28.05) while Corson was fifth (28.17) and Garnett was eighth (29.14).

Garnett chipped in a fifth-place showing in the 400, crossing in a CC-qualifying time of 1:05.73.

Lindsay Wilson (Catonsville, Md./Seton Keough) led the distance squad with second-place showings in both the mile (5:22.80) and 3,000 (10:34.00).

Missy Black (West Grove, Pa./Bishop Shanahan) crossed fifth in the mile (5:50.44) and eighth in the 800 (2:40.93) while Emily Peoples (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) was sixth in the mile (5:54.13) and ninth in the 3,000 (12:10.35).

Aerielle Harris (Owings Mills, Md./Owings Mills) was a conference qualifier in the 55, finishing 18th in a time of 8.39 seconds, and the long jump, placing seventh with a leap of 4.34 meters.

Katie Jones (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) hit a CC mark in the shot put, finishing 14th with a toss of 8.48 meters.

The Green Terror returns to action at the Patriot Games hosted by George Mason on Saturday.

McDaniel Results: 55 Prelims: 1Q. Jasmine Scott 7.68*, 18. Aerielle Harris 8.39*; 55 Finals: 1. Scott 7.58; 200: 1. Scott 27.41*, 3. Sarah Byron 28.05*, 5. Katie Corson 28.17*, 8. Jennifer Garnett 29.14*; 400: 1. Corson 1:03.27*, 5. Garnett 1:05.73*; 800: 8. Missy Black 2:40.93; Mile: 2. Lindsay Wilson 5:22.80*, 5. Black 5:50.44*, 6. Emily Peoples 5:54.13, 17. Laura Shinn 6:26.57, 23. Forest Fleischer 7:39.83; 3,000: 2. Wilson 10:34.00*, 9. Peoples 12:10.35, 10. Joy Chand 12:12.32, 14. Shinn 12:28.40; 4x200 Relay: 1. Scott, Corson, Garnett, Byron 1:52.90; Long Jump: 7. Harris 4.34m (14-3)*; Shot Put: 14. Katie Jones 8.48m (27-10)*.

* Centennial Conference qualifying standard

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