Corson wins 400

Katie Corson 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Katie Corson (Ocean View, N.J./Ocean City) won the 400 to lead McDaniel to a third-place finish at its own Twilight Meet in women's outdoor track and field action on Wednesday.

The Green Terror amassed 67 points at the seven-team meet. Dickinson won with 196 points.

Corson finished the 400 in a personal-best time of 1:00.81 to rank ninth on the program's all-time list and record one of 11 Centennial Conference (CC)-qualifying marks. She was also second in the 200 with a time of 27.89 seconds and third in the long jump with a leap of 4.52 meters.

Becky Kaler (Jefferson, Md./Brunswick) also recorded a victory, taking the 5,000 in a time of 19:13.85 to now rank fifth on the program's all-time list.

Jasmine McCormick (Antioch, Calif./Holy Name) rounded out a trio of victors, clearing 1.42 meters to win the high jump in a jumpoff. Annie Krueger (Stevensonville, Md./Kent Island) was fifth on judges' discretion, clearing the same height.

Teresa Paz (Hollywood, Md./Leondardtown) finished fifth in the 400 with a time of 1:09.34.

Krueger was third in the 100 hurdles (18.71 seconds) while McCormick was fifth (18.93).

Laura Shinn (Weehawken, N.J./Pennington Prep) finished third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 13:32.91.

Ashley Meister (Vienna, Va./James Madison) led the way in the throws, finishing fifth in the javelin with a toss of 21.07 meters.

The Green Terror returns to action at Millersville Metrics on Saturday. Action begins at 10 a.m.

Team Scores: 1. Dickinson 196, 2. Hood 156, 3. McDaniel 67, 4. Montgomery 44, 5. Hagerstown 32, 6. Catholic 20, 7. McDaniel Alumni 8.

McDaniel Results: 200: 2. Katie Corson 27.89*; 400: 1. Corson 1:00.81*, 5. Teresa Paz 1:09.34*; 800: 10. Sarah Holbrook 2:54.99, 13. Sarah Kulp 3:24.26, 15. Katharine Armstrong 3:38.87; 1,500: 9. Missy Black 5:34.10, 12. Phoebe McHale 5:50.88, 14. Laura Shinn 5:56.11, 15. Avalon McOmber 6:03.19, 17. Forest Fleischer 6:41.90; 5,000: 1. Becky Kaler 19:13.85*; 100 Hurdles: 3. Annie Krueger 18.71*, 5. McCormick 18.93*; 3,000 Steeplechase: 3. Laura Shinn 13:32.91*; Distance Medley Relay: 2. Shinn, McCormick, Corson, Kaler 14:45.59; High Jump: 1J. McCormick 1.42m (4-8)*, 5J. Krueger 1.42m (4-8)*; Long Jump: 3. Corson 4.52m (14-10)*; Discus: 6. Ashley Meister 23.06m (75-8); Javelin: 5. Meister 21.07m (69-1)*, 8. McHale 9.75m (32-0).

* Centennial Conference qualifying standard

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