Women's Outdoor Track & Field

Gibson places ninth in high jump

Kelly Gibson (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Kelly Gibson (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

BALTIMORE, Md. – Kelly Gibson (Yardley, Pa./Pennington [N.J.]) finished ninth in the high jump to lead McDaniel at the Hopkins Invitational in women's outdoor track and field action on Friday.

Scoring:

  • The Green Terror did not record a team score at the meet that featured five Division I teams.

Standard Bearer: The following athletes hit Centennial Conference-qualifying marks at the meet:

  • Arielle Latourette (Easton, Pa./Easton Area): long jump, finishing 13th with a mark of 4.88 meters; triple jump, finishing 16th with a mark of 9.85 meters.
  • Kelly Gibson: high jump, finishing ninth on jumps with a mark of 1.45 meters.

Top of Her Game: The following athletes turned in a personal-best performance at the meet:

  • Steph Becker (New Oxford, Pa./New Oxford) posted a time of 5:37.44 in the 1500, finishing 43rd.
  • Mollie Murphy (Short Hills, N.J./Millburn) posted a time of 5:56.93 in the 1500, finishing 45th.
  • Mable Buchanan (Westminster, Md./North Carroll) posted a time of 6:45.82 in the 1500, finishing 48th.
  • Chloe Thompson posted a time of 30.99 seconds in the 200, finishing 39th.

The Best of the Rest: The following also competed at the event:

Next Up: The Green Terror returns to action at the Shippensburg Invitational on Wednesday.

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