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Adebayo hits three qualifiers, resets record in 60 hurdles

Yusrah Adebayo (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Yusrah Adebayo (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

LANCASTER, Pa. – Yusrah Adebayo (Silver Spring, Md./Paint Branch) reset her own program record in the 60 hurdles and notched three conference qualifiers to lead McDaniel at the Diplomat Open hosted by Franklin & Marshall in the women's indoor track and field season opener on Saturday.


  • There was no team score.

Record Setter: The following athletes established a new program record at the meet:

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

  • Yusrah Adebayo: 60 hurdles, finishing fourth with a time of 9.41 seconds; 60, finishing 24th with a time of 8.49 seconds; 200, finishing 24th with a time of 28.31 seconds.
  • Danielle Baltrip (Andrews AFB, Md./Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr.): 60 hurdles, finishing 18th with a time of 10.15 seconds; 60, finishing 25th with a time of 8.51 seconds; 200, finishing 33rd with a time of 28.90 seconds.
  • Shantae Byro (Baltimore, Md./Northwestern): 60, finishing 14th with a time of 8.36 seconds; triple jump, finishing 12th with a jump of 9.79 meters.

A New Standard: The following athletes hit ECAC-qualifying marks at the meet:

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

  • Yusrah Adebayo reset her own record in the 60 hurdles (9.41 seconds) and now ranks ninth in the 60 (8.49).
  • Danielle Baltrip now ranks 10th in the 60 (8.51 seconds).

Rounding out the Field: The following also competed at the event:

Next Up: The Green Terror returns to action at the Father Diamond Invitational at George Mason on Saturday, Jan. 6.