WESTMINSTER, Md. – Samantha Merkel (Baltimore, Md./Winters Mill) won the 800 and 1500 to lead McDaniel to a second-place finish at its own Twilight Meet in women's outdoor track and field action on Monday.
- The Green Terror finished second with 65 points. Montgomery College won the five-tem meet with 157 points.
Head of the Class: The following athletes won an event at the meet:
- Samantha Merkel won the 800 with a time of 2:41.55 and the 1500 with a time of 5:32.83.
- Danielle Baltrip (Andrews AFB, Md./Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr.) won the 400 hurdles with a time of 1:14.03.
Standard Bearer: The following athletes hit Centennial Conference-qualifying marks at the meet:
- Danielle Baltrip: 100, finishing fourth with a time of 13.95 seconds; 400 hurdles, finishing first with a time of 1:14.03.
- Simi Adeoye: discus, finishing third with a mark of 26.75 meters.
Rounding out the Field: The following also competed at the event:
- Mackenzie Meyer: 400, 3rd, 1:12.30
- Bailey Chapman: 800, 2nd, 2:50.59
- Corrine White: shot put, 5th, 7.35 meters
Next Up: The Green Terror returns to action at the Blue Jay Invitational hosted by Elizabethtown on Saturday.