February 7, 2009

Wilson paces McDaniel at Susquehanna Invitational

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Lindsay Wilson (Catsonville, Md./Seton Keough) finished fifth in the mile with a program-record time of 5:18.53 to lead McDaniel at the Susquehanna Invitational in men’s and women’s indoor track and field action on Saturday.

            Wilson broke the previous mark by five seconds in her first attempt at the distance.
            The 4x800-meter relay added a fifth-place finish in a time of 10:34.69 while the 4x800-meter relay was eighth with a time of 4:26.95.
            Emma Nichols (Myersville, Md./Middletown) was 17th in 400 with a time of 1:06.72 while Erin Balsamo (Baltimore, Md./Western Tech) placed 23rd in the 55 hurdles with a time of 10.77. Rachel Griffith (Eldersburg, Md./Liberty) added a 16th-place showing in the 5,000 with a time of 22:21.46.
            On the men’s side, Kevin Bowman (Frederick, Md./Brunswick) led the way with a sixth-place finish in the mile with a time of 4:33.32.
            Juris Eyler (Middletown, Md./Middletown) placed eighth in the 200 with a time of 23.64 to go with a 19th-place showing in the 400 (54.19) and 26th-place finish in the 55 (6.96).
            The 4x800-meter relay team finished sixth (8:30.36) while the 4x400 relay was 3:40.61.
            McDaniel returns to action at the Navy Classic on Thursday.
 
McDaniel Women’s Results: Shot Put: 36T. Heidi Davidhizar 7.49m (24-7), 36T. Desi Coverly 7.49m (24-7), 40. Erin Balsamo 7.24m (23-9); 55 Hurdles Prelims: 23. Balsamo 10.77, 25. Davidhizar 13.71; 4x800 Relay: 5. “A” 10:34.69, 14. “B” 11:58.58; Mile: 5. Lindsay Wilson 5:18.53^, 28. Roxanne Fleischer 5:46.99; 400: 17. Emma Nichols 1:06.72; 800: 50. Laura Shinn 2:56.96, 54. Emily Hajjar 2:58.87, 55. Lauren DiNitale 2:58.94; 200: 44. Davidhizar 30.95, 50. Balsamo 34.27; 5000: 16. Rachel Griffith 22:21.46; 4x400 Relay: 8. “A” 4:26.95, 22. “B” 4:58.96.
 
McDaniel Men’s Results: Long Jump: 34. Alex Reiser 4.48m (14-8½); 4x800 Relay: 6. “A” 8:30.36; 55 Prelims: 26. Juris Eyler 6.96, 40. Reiser 7.18, 52. Rick Gonzalez 7.80; Mile: 6. Kevin Bowman 4:33.32, 61. Dan White 5:08.38; 400: 19. Eyler 54.19, 47. Kyle Levers 58.68, 51. C.J. Fillipi 1:00.00; 200: 8. Eyler 23.64, 4x400 Relay: 14. “A” 3:40.61, 23. “B” 3:56.92.
 
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