Goucher Sends 4 x 400 Unit to Penn RelaysQuartet Completes Event in 4:17.74, 78th Place
April 26, 2007
PHILADELPHIA, PA — The same four runners who placed
third in the 4 x 400-meter relay represented Goucher in that event
today at the Penn Relays.
When Amy McLellan (Brewster, MA/Nauset Regional), Marisa Long (Hampton Bays, NY/Sachem), Sheba Newman-Blount (Lanham, MD/Bishop Ireton) and Rachel Boss (Keene, NH/Keene) ran the 4 x 400 relay at CACs, they set a new school record with their time of 4:13.39. Today the quarter completed the event in 4:17.74, the second-fastest time ever recorded in the history of Goucher's women's track and field program.
Today's race was conducted through a series of 10 heats and Goucher was the only Division III entry in the ninth heat. Overall, Goucher placed 78th out of the 87 teams which completed in the event.