Shippensburg Women’s DMR Shatters PSAC Record at Penn State
Courtesy: Bill Morgal, Shippensburg Sports Information
January 31, 2009
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – The Shippensburg University women’s distance medley relay team of junior Mary Dell, sophomore Abby Huber, junior Shannon Hare and freshman Neely Spence posted a jaw-dropping time of 11:30.59 on Friday night from the Penn State National Invitational on the Horace Ashenfelter III Indoor Track that shattered the previous conference and school record by more than 28 seconds.
Shippensburg finished second at the Division-I dominated event, besting Georgetown by 0.20 seconds and topping schools such as Virginia, West Virginia, Connecticut and host Penn State. Lock Haven finished 33 seconds behind the Lady Raider quartet, placing 11th. Villanova won the DMR on Friday night with a time of 11:18.83.