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Dixon turns in collegiate-best 60

Rachel Dixon (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Rachel Dixon (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel competes in non-scoring Little Dip Invitational
What:
Women's indoor track and field meet
When:
Friday, Jan. 25
Where: Lancaster, Pa.

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel recorded a trio of conference-qualifying marks at the non-scoring Little Dip Invitational hosted by Franklin & Marshall.

THE LEADERS
Rachel Dixon (Crofton, Md./Arundel) recorded a collegiate-best time of 8.86 seconds to finish 15th in the 60, hitting the Centennial Conference (CC) qualifier.
Sarah Case (Frederick, Md./Oakdale) notched a CC-qualifying time in the 60 for the first time this season, placing 19th with a time of 9.04 seconds.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Simi Adeoye hit the conference qualifier in the shot put, finishing 12th with a throw of 9.46 meters. She also posted the No. 3 mark in program history in the weight throw with a toss of 7.01 meters, finishing 26th.
Samantha Merkel (Baltimore, Md./Winters Mill) posted a personal-best time of 6:02.04 in the mile, finishing 18th.
Rachel Dixon and Sarah Case also posted personal-best times in the 200. Dixon finished 16th overall (30.64 seconds) while Case was 23rd overall (31.57).

THE INSIDE STORY
Megan Mesick just missed the CC mark in the 800, finishing 13th (2:38.65).
Mackenzie Meyer was eighth in the 500 (1:39.75) and 29th in the 200 (34.26 seconds).
Rachel Dixon was 17th in the long jump (3.75m).
Sarah Case was 18th in the long jump (3.80m) and 24th in the shot put (8.41m).
Samantha Merkel was 20th in the 800 (2:41.78).
Catina Mable was 32nd in the shot put (6.52m).
Jill Shephard was 40th in the 800 (3:09.97).

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at the Eastern Shore Invite at Maryland-Eastern Shore on Saturday, Feb. 9.