McDaniel finishes third at Sweetheart Multimix
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Lindsay Wilson (Catonsville, Md./Seton Keough) bettered her own program record in the mile to lead McDaniel to a third-place finish at the Navy Sweetheart Multimix in women's indoor track and field action on Thursday.
With just seven entries in the four-team meet, the Green Terror placed third with 29 points. Navy won with 242 points while Johns Hopkins was second with 89 points. Towson rounded out the field with 18 points.
Wilson turned in a performance of 5:14.15 to finish second behind only Navy's Liz Milewski, who won the event in a time of 5:02.09. Wilson bettered her own previous record by 0.15 seconds – set at the 2009 Centennial Conference championships.
Missy Black (West Grove, Pa./Bishop Shanahan) finished fifth in the same event with a personal-best time of 5:32.17.
The McDaniel 1,600-meter sprint medley also posted a program record. The quartet of Jasmine Scott (Derwood, Md./Bullis), Sarah Byron (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill), Katie Corson (Ocean View, N.J./Ocean City) and Jennifer Garnett (Los Altos, Calif./Homestead) turned in a time of 4:28.92 to finish second among the eight relays competing. Only Navy's A-team, which ran a time of 4:11.04, was faster to the line.
Scott added a third-place showing in the 60, finishing in a personal-best time of 8.15 seconds behind a pair of Midshipmen.
Byron added a 10th-place finish in the event with a time of 8.71 seconds.
Emily Peoples (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) finished seventh in the 3,000 with a time of 11:21.65 while Katie Jones (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) rounded out the competitors with an eighth-place showing in the shot put, throwing a personal-best distance of 9.95 meters.
The Green Terror returns to action at the Susquehanna Invitational on Sunday.
Team Scores: 1. Navy 242, 2. Johns Hopkins 89, 3. McDaniel 29, 4. Towson 18.
McDaniel Results: 60: 3. Jasmine Scott 8.15*, 10. Sarah Byron 8.71*; Mile: 2. Lindsay Wilson 5:14.15*^, 5. Missy Black 5:32.17*; 3,000: 7. Emily Peoples 11:21.65; Sprint Medley Relay: 2. Scott, Byron, Katie Corson, Jennifer Garnett 4:28.92^; Shot Put: 8. Katie Jones 9.95m (32-7¾)*.
* Centennial Conference qualifying standard, ^ program record