Benson turns in top-five performance

Lucy Benson (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Lucy Benson (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

LANDOVER, Md. – Lucy Benson (Wilmington, Del./Sanford) turned in a top-five all-time performance in the 600 to lead McDaniel at the Terrapin Invitational hosted by Maryland in women's indoor track and field action on Saturday.


  • The Green Terror did not score at the meet.

Standard Bearer: The following athletes hit Centennial Conference-qualifying marks at the meet:

  • Shantae Byro (Baltimore, Md./Northwestern): 60, finishing 38th in a time of 8.74 seconds.
  • Yusrah Adebayo (Silver Spring, Md./Paint Branch): 200, finishing 26th in a time of 27.68 seconds; 60 hurdles, finishing 23rd in a time of 9.74 seconds.

Top of Her Game: The following athletes turned in a personal-best performance at the meet:

  • Mollie Murphy (Short Hills, N.J./Millburn), 800, 3:06.14 (finishing 31st)
  • Sarah Lighter (Olney, Md./Good Counsel), mile, 6:25.72 (finishing 31st)

Top 10 Worthy: The following athletes achieved a mark that ranks in the program's all-time top 10:

  • Lucy Benson (Wilmington, Del./Sanford) now ranks fourth in the 600, finishing 15th in a time of 2:08.15.

The Best of the Rest: The following also competed at the event:

Next Up: The Green Terror returns to action at the Sweetheart Multimix hosted by Navy on Thursday, Feb. 9. Action begins at 4 p.m.