April 16, 2014

McCormick finishes second in 400 hurdles

CARLISLE, Pa. – Jasmine McCormick (Antioch, Calif./Holy Name) finished second in the 400 hurdles to lead McDaniel at the Dickinson Twilight Invitational in women's outdoor track and field action on Wednesday.

The Green Terror finished seventh with 30.33 points. Shippensburg won the nine-team meet with 168 points, edging the host Red Devils by nearly seven points.

McCormick turned in the No. 4 time in program history, finishing with a time of 1:06.47 to hit the Centennial Conference (CC)-qualifying mark.

Claire Lawson (McMinnville, Ore./McMinnville) followed her teammate across the line with a time of 1:07.78 just four days after setting a new program record in the event.

The same duo competed in the 100 hurdles, making it two CC-qualifying marks on the night. McCormick finished fifth (16.35 seconds) while Lawson was 12th (19.63).

Chloe Allen-Gorman (Portland, Ore./Lincoln) finished fourth in the 800 with a time of 2:25.86, which ranks sixth all-time.

Emily Gross (Red Lion, Pa./Red Lion) made it two CC qualifiers in the event, crossing 11th with a time of 2:33.22.

Lechi Nwanegwo rounded out the conference qualifiers, finishing seventh in the 100 with a time of 13.52 seconds and sixth in the 200 with a time of 28.08 seconds. She was also eighth in the long jump (4.87 meters).

The Green Terror returns to action at its own Twilight Meet on Wednesday.

Team Scores: 1. Shippensburg 168, 2. Dickinson 161.83, 3. Lebanon Valley 116, 4. Elizabethtown 102.5, 5. Messiah 81, 6. Catholic 36, 7. McDaniel 30.33, 8. Susquehanna 20, 9. York (Pa.) 5.33.

McDaniel Results: 100: 7. Lechi Nwanegwo 13.52*; 200: 6. Nwanegwo 28.08*, 11. Taylor Stillings 30.14; 800: 4. Chloe Allen-Gorman 2:25.86*, 11. Emily Gross 2:33.22*, 14. Lucy Benson 2:36.95, 23. Kelsey Mannix 3:00.87, 24. Sarah Lighter 3:03.98; 1,500: 8. Becky Kaler 5:07.12; 5,000: 8. Kelsey Minyon 21:35.83, 9. Amelia Lawrence 22:09.58; 100 Hurdles: 5. Jasmine McCormick 16.35*, 12. Claire Lawson 19.63*; 400 Hurdles: 2. McCormick 1:06.47*, 3. Lawson 1:07.78*; Long Jump: 8. Nwanegwo 4.87m*; Shot Put: 15. Danielle Fatzinger 8.25m Discus: 17. Fatzinger 22.38m; Javelin: 21. Pheobe McHale 18.44m, 22. Kelsey Mannix 15.86m.

* Centennial Conference qualifying standard

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