Appleby, Mustangs Break Six School Records on Day Two of MAC Championships

Appleby, Mustangs Break Six School Records on Day Two of MAC Championships

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - The Stevenson women's track and field team broke six school records on the second day of the MAC Outdoor Championships, hosted by Messiah.

Leading the way for the Mustangs was freshman Brittany Appleby who broke her own school record in the 10,000m run by over two minutes with a time of 40:39.89 to take third place overall.

The 4x100m relay team of seniors Monee Hill, Josephine Adutwum, Christyna Falden and freshman Destiny Watts broke their previous school record with a blazing time of 49.78 seconds to qualify third for tomorrow's finals.

Adutwum also broke her own school record in the 400m dash with a time of 1:00.74 to earn a spot into the finals.

In the 100m dash, Hill and Falden ran personal best times of 12.88 and 13.02 to qualify for the finals. Hill also earned a spot in the 200m dash finals with a personal record of 26.74 seconds.

Falden took fourth place overall with a school record toss of 11.06m in the shot put finals, while junior Rebecca Moore finished eighth with a personal best throw of 10.43m.

Sophomore Claudia Lohr missed the podium by just .29 seconds in the 3000m Steeplechase, but set another school mark with a time of 12:33.52 to take ninth place.

Junior Lanie Swanhart earned a spot in the 800m run finals, breaking her own school record with a time of 2:23.64.

The Mustangs compete on the third and final day of competition tomorrow starting at 10:00 a.m.