Long Places Fifth Overall in 800-Meter Run

Long Places Fifth Overall in 800-Meter Run

Newman-Blount Completes 200-Meter Run in :29.14

December 9, 2006 

COLLEGEVILLE, PA — Marisa Long (Hampton Bays, NY/Sachem) produced all four of the the points Goucher was able to secure today at the Winter Invitational.

Long earned four points by placing fifth in the 800-meter run. She completed the event in 2:37.13.

The four points allowed Goucher to finish in 16th place in the final team scoring. The event drew athletes from 18 different schools, including three Division I institutions.

Although she didn't finish in the top eight in the event, Sheba Newman-Blount (Lanham, MD/Bishop Ireton) ran the third-fastest indoor 200-meter dash in the history of Goucher's women's track and field program as she was clocked at :29.14.