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Case hits ECAC marks in javelin, discus

Sarah Case (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Sarah Case (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel competes at Shippensburg Invitational
What:
Women's outdoor track and field meet
When:
Wednesday, Apr. 17
Where: Shippensburg, Pa. – Shippensburg University

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel posted collegiate-best marks in nearly all of the events in which athletes competed at the non-scoring Shippensburg Invitational.

THE LEADERS
Sarah Case (Frederick, Md./Oakdale) finished 13th in the discus with a throw of 29.56 meters, which not only meets the Centennial Conference (CC) and ECAC-qualifying standards but also ranks 10th in program history. She was 14th in the javelin with a personal-best throw of 26.07 meters for conference and ECAC qualifiers. She was 15th in the shot put with a personal-best throw of 8.61 meters.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Rachel Dixon (Crofton, Md./Arundel) placed 17th in the 100 with a personal-best time of 13.53 seconds, which hits the conference standard is falls 0.03 seconds shy of the ECAC mark. She was also 17th in the long jump with a personal-best and conference-qualifying jump of 4.53 meters.

THE INSIDE STORY
• Megan Mesick finished 22nd in the 800 (2:33.79).
• Riley O'Hara was 31st in the 800 (2:43.37).
• Maria Kropkowski placed 34th in the 800 (2:48.10).

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at the Mason-Dixon Invitational hosted by Gettysburg on Saturday.