Allen-Gorman finishes eighth in 800

Chloe Allen-Gorman 2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

MILLERSVILLE, Pa. – Chloe Allen-Gorman (Portland, Ore./Lincoln) finished eighth in the 800 to lead McDaniel to a 20th-place finish at the Millersville Metrics in women's outdoor track and field action on Saturday.

Allen-Gorman finished in a time of 2:27.72 to register the Green Terror's lone top-8 finish of the day. Towson won the invitational that featured numerous Division I and II programs with 153 points. Allen-Gorman's time ranks eighth in program history.

Allen-Gorman also anchored the 4x400-meter relay, joining Taylor Stillings (Eldersburg, Md./Liberty), Emily Gross (Red Lion, Pa./Red Lion) and Katie Corson (Ocean View, N.J./Ocean City) to finish ninth in a time of 4:20.63.

Gross crossed 20th in the 800 with a Centennial Conference (CC)-qualifying time of 2:33.69 while Corson was 18th in the 400, hitting the CC standard with a time of 1:03.15.

Stillings was 37th in the 100 with a CC-qualifying time of 14.36. She was also 40th in the 200 (28.79).

Alva Ecker (Gettysburg, Pa./Gettysburg) led the way on the field side, finishing 10th in the triple jump (9.96 meters) and 20th in the long jump (4.38) – both of which hit conference mark.

Becky Kaler (Jefferson, Md./Brunswick) rounded out conference qualifiers, finishing 12th in the 5,000 with a time of 19:17.01.

The Green Terror returns to action at the Hopkins/Loyola Invitational on Friday and Saturday.

Team Scores: 1. Towson 153, 2. Millersville 107, 3. West Chester 89, 4. Shippensburg 81, 5. Lock Haven 61, 6. Indiana (Pa.) 58, 7. East Stroudsburg 51, 8. Elizabethtown 35, 9. Mansfield 34, 10. Franklin & Marshall 33, 11. Marywood 31, 12. Messiah 29, 13. Gettysburg 25, 14. Alvernia 9, 15. George Washington 6, 16T. Goldey-Beacom 3, 16T. LIU Post 3, 18T. ISAA 2, 18T. Shore AC 2, 20. McDaniel 1.

McDaniel Results: 5,000: 12. Becky Kaler 19:17.01*, 22. Laura Shinn 20:38.83; 400: 18. Katie Corson 1:03.15*; 100: 37. Taylor Stillings 14.36*; 800: 8. Chloe Allen-Gorman 2:27.72*, 20. Emily Gross 2:33.69*, 32. Amelia Lawrence 2:48.31, 36. Sarah Holbrook 2:51.24, 27. Kelsey Minyon 2:57.53; 200: 40. Stillings 28.79; 4x400 Relay: 9. Stillings, Corson, Gross, Allen-Gorman 4:20.63; Javelin 30T. Katie Krishan 20.04m (65-9), 32. Phoebe McHale 19.20m (63-0), 33. Danielle Fatzinger 18.99m (62-4); Discus: 31. Krishan 18.43m (60-5); Long Jump: 20. Alva Ecker 4.38m (14-4 ½)*; Triple Jump: 10. Ecker 9.96m (32-8 ¼)*.

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