Long Breaks Indoor Record for 1,000 Meters

Long Breaks Indoor Record for 1,000 Meters

Newman-Blount Places Fourth in 55-Meter Dash

January 27, 2007 

CARLISLE, PA — Goucher's Marisa Long (Hampton Bays, NY/Sachem) broke her own indoor school record in the 1,000-meter run today at the Winter Classic.

Long completed the event in 3:29.52, good for fourth place and five points toward the team total.

Goucher also produced the fourth-place finisher in another event: Sheba Newman-Blount (Lanham, MD/Bishop Ireton) in the 55-meter dash. She was clocked at :08.01.

The only other event in which the Gophers secured points was the 4 x 400-meter relay, where sixth place meant three points.

With a total of 13 points, Goucher finished in seventh place in the team standings.