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:
- Yusrah Adebayo: 60 hurdles (9.41 seconds).
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:
- Yusrah Adebayo, 60 hurdles, 9.41 seconds.
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:
- Samantha Merkel: 5000, 25th, 20:56.23
- Bailey Chapman: 1000, fifth, 3:53.19
- Jill Shephard: 1000, sixth, 4:04.26
- Mackenzie Meyer: 1000, seventh, 4:08.20
- Carinna Powell: 3000, 18th, 11:41.69
Next Up: The Green Terror returns to action at the Father Diamond Invitational at George Mason on Saturday, Jan. 6.