Indoor Records Fall in 1000 Run, 4 x 200 Relay

Indoor Records Fall in 1000 Run, 4 x 200 Relay

Newman-Blount Finishes as Runner-Up in 55 Hurdles

December 2, 2006 

CARLISLE, PA — A pair of indoor school records fell today as Goucher competed for the first time in 2006-07, finishing in sixth place at the Holiday Invitational.

Marisa Long (Hampton Bays, NY/Sachem) was responsible for one of the new school records as she completed the 1,000-meter run in a time of 3:31.84, good for fourth place. The other school record broken at today's meet was through the combined efforts of Dayna Mizzer (Prince Frederick, MD/Calvert), Amy McLellan (Brewster, MA/Nauset Regional), Chelsea Hauck (Stonington, CT/Stonington) and Sheba Newman-Blount (Lanham, MD/Bishop Ireton) in the 4 x 200-meter relay. The foursome placed fifth in the event with a time of 1:58.79.

Newman-Blount was also the runner-up in the 55-meter dash as she crossed the finish line in :07.78.

Mizzer earned points for the Gophers with a fourth-place finish in the 55-meter hurdles (:09.65) and a fifth in the high jump (4-feet, 6-inches), and McLellan placed fourth in the 300-meter run (:48.50).

The team title went to Elizabethtown, which accumulated 90.5. Gettysburg was second with 84 points, followed by Dickinson (75) in third, Lebanon Valley (74.5) in fourth, Juniata 50) in fifth and Goucher (32.5) in sixth. The Gophers finished ahead of Keystone (24.5).