February 12, 2009

McDaniel has sweet performance at Navy

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Lindsay Wilson (Catsonville, Md./Seton Keough) bettered her week-old program record in the mile by nearly three seconds to lead McDaniel at the Sweetheart Multi-Mix Meet hosted by the United States Naval Academy in women’s indoor track and field action on Thursday.

            Wilson finished second in the event with a time of 5:15.95 behind only Green Terror alumnae Kelly Gruber, who ran a personal-best time of 5:14.12.
            Emily Peoples (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) and Roxanne Fleischer (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) also competed in the mile, finishing ninth (5:45.85) and 10th (5:50.55), respectively.
            Emma Nichols (Myersville, Md./Middletown) and Jennifer Garnett (Los Altos, Calif./Homestead) finished eighth (2:30.90) and ninth (2:31.43) in the 800 – both were season-best times.
            Heidi Davidhizar and Erin Balsamo (Baltimore, Md./Western Tech) competed in the pentathlon. Davidhizar was seventh with 1763 points while Balsamo was eighth with 1536.
            McDaniel returns to action at the Susquehanna Open on Feb. 21.
 
McDaniel Women’s Results: 800: 8. Emma Nichols 2:30.90, 9. Jennifer Garnett 2:31.90;Mile: 2. Lindsay Wilson 5:15.95^, 9. Emily Peoples 5:45.85, 10. Roxanne Fleischer 5:50.55; Pentathlon: 7. Heidi Davidhizar 1763, 8. Erin Balsamo 1536.
 
^ program record
 
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