Corson, McCormick go 6-7 in pentathlon
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Katie Corson (Ocean View, N.J./Ocean City) finished sixth in the pentathlon and teammate Jasmine McCormick (Antioch, Calif./Holy Name) placed seventh to lead McDaniel to a sixth-place finish at the Navy Sweetheart Multimix in women's track and field action on Thursday.
The Green Terror, who only had six athletes competing, finished with five points. The Midshipmen won their own meet with 221 points, easily outdistancing Loyola, which tallied 40.
Corson amassed 2,509 points behind a strong showing the final event of the night – the 800-meter run. She turned in the sixth-fastest indoor time run by a Green Terror athlete, crossing in a time of 2:29.88 to finished second and earn 694 points. She is fourth on the all-time performer list in the event.
McCormick went right to the front in the final event before falling to third place overall in her first time running 800 meters. She finished with a time of 2:31.40 to earn 675 points and ranks seventh all-time.
Corson led up the final performance with a 12th-place showing in the 60 hurdles (10.93 seconds), 10th-place finish in the high jump (1.40 meters), 12th-place finish in the shot put (6.51 meters) and seventh-place showing in the long jump (4.59 meters).
McCormick was 16th in the hurdles (11.55 seconds), tied for seventh in the high jump (1.45 meters), ninth in the shot put (7.45 meters) and ninth in the long jump (4.38 meters).
Laura Shinn (Weehawken, N.J./Pennington Prep) and Phoebe McHale (Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley) finished 18th (11:58.28) and 19th (12:02.00), respectively. Both athletes bettered their previous best in the event by no fewer than 20 seconds.
The Green Terror returns to action at the Susquehanna Invitational on Sunday. Action begins at 10 a.m.
Team Scores: 1. Navy 221, 2. Loyola (Md.) 40, 3. Washington and Lee 36, 4. Johns Hopkins 29, 5. James Madison 10, 6. McDaniel 5
McDaniel Results: 60: 19. Catherine Frondorf 9.80, Mile: 17. Missy Black 6:20.21; 3,000: 18. Laura Shinn 11:58.28, 19. Phoebe McHale 12:02.00; Pentathlon: 6. Katie Corson 2,509 (60 Hurdles: 12. 10.93 (548)*; High Jump: 10T. 1.40m (512)*; Shot Put: 12. 6.51m (304); Long Jump: 7. 4.59m (451)*; 800: 2. 2:29.88 (694)*), 7. Jasmine McCormick 2.453 (60 Hurdles: 16. 11.55 (450)*; High Jump: 7T. 1.45m (566)*; Shot Put: 9. 7.45m (364); Long Jump: 9. 4.38m (398)*; 800: 3. 2:31.40 (675)*)
* Centennial Conference qualifying standard