McCormick finishes ninth in 60 hurdles

Becky Kaler  2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Becky Kaler 2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

FAIRFAX, Va. – Jasmine McCormick (Antioch, Calif./Holy Name) finished ninth in the 60-meter hurdles to lead McDaniel at the Patriot Games hosted by George Mason in women's indoor track and field action on Saturday.

McCormick turned in a time of 9.98 seconds to lead the Green Terror, who had a pair of Centennial Conference qualifiers in the event. Claire Lawson (McMinnville, Ore./McMinnville) added a 15th-place finish with a qualifying-time of 10.79 seconds.

Chloe Allen-Gorman (Portland, Ore./Lincoln) and Becky Kaler (Jefferson, Md./Brunswick) turned in a pair of top-10 performances in the 1,000. Allen-Gorman finished 15th with a time of 3:13.11, which ranks fifth on the all-time performance list, while Kaler finished 17th in a time of 3:16.99, which ranks eighth. Kaler's time was an indoor best and ranks fifth on the all-time performer list.

Kaler, Lawson, McCormick and Allen-Gorman combined to finished fourth in the distance medley relay with a time of 13:29.21, which ranks eighth all-time in program history.

Kelsey Minyon (Millville, Del./Indian River) and Lucy Benson (Wilmington, Del./Sanford) joined Allen-Gorman and Kaler in the 1,000. Minyon placed 23rd (3:46.88) while Benson was 24th (3:51.40).

Kelsey Mannix (Keedysville, Md./Boonsboro) finished 27th in the 500 with a time of 1:43.69 while Taylor Stillings (Eldersburg, Md./Liberty) was 65th in the 200 with a time of 30.52 seconds.

McDaniel returns to action at the Crusader Classic hosted by Susquehanna on Saturday.

McDaniel Results: 60 Hurdles Prelims: 9T. Jasmine McCormick 9.98*, 15T. Claire Lawson 10.79*; 500: 27. Kelsey Mannix 1:43.69; 1,000: 15. Chloe Allen-Gorman 3:13.11, 17. Becky Kaler 3:16.99, 23. Kelsey Minyon 3:46.88, 24. Lucy Benson 3:51.40; 200: 65. Taylor Stillings 30.52; Distance Medley Relay: 4. Kaler, Lawson, McCormick, Allen-Gorman 13:29.21.

* Centennial Conference qualifying standard