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Women's Outdoor Track & Field

Byro finishes fourth in triple

Shantae Byro (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Shantae Byro (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – Shantae Byro (Baltimore, Md./Northwestern) finished fourth in the triple jump to lead McDaniel at the 2018 Centennial Conference (CC) women's outdoor track and field championship hosted by Ursinus on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Scoring:

  • The Green Terror finished 10th with 12 points. Johns Hopkins won its ninth straight title with 237.5 points, outdistancing Swarthmore by 116 points at the 10-team championship.

Making a Point: The following athletes earned points at the meet:

  • Shantae Byro: triple jump, finishing fourth with a mark of 10.39 meters; heptathlon, finishing sixth with 3371 points.
  • Yusrah Adebayo (Silver Spring, Md./Paint Branch): 100 hurdles, finishing seventh with a time of 16.53 seconds; 400 hurdles, finishing seventh with a time of 1:08.64. She qualified third in the 100 hurdles (16.02 seconds) and seventh in the 400 hurdles (1:08.89).

A New Standard: The following athletes hit ECAC-qualifying marks at the meet:

Multi-Talented: The following athlete competed in the heptathlon at Mount St. Mary's on Thursday and Friday:

  • Shantae Byro finished second in the shot put (9.77 meters) and 200 (27.43 seconds) to lead the way in her sixth-place overall finish. Those were also the events with her top point total, earning 676 points in the 200 and 514 in the shot put.

Top 10 Worthy: The following athletes achieved a mark that ranks in the program's all-time top 10:

  • Shantae Byro now ranks fifth in the heptathlon with 3371 points.

Rounding out the Field: The following also competed at the event:

Next Up: The Green Terror returns to action at the Swarthmore Last Chance Qualifier on Monday, May 14.

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