Women's Track Hosts Baltimore Metro Invitational Friday

April 7, 2010

Meet Information
Opponents Johns Hopkins, McDaniel, Rutgers-Camden
Date & Starting Gun April 9, 2010 | 1 p.m. ET
Location Baltimore, Md. | Loyola/Hopkins Track & Field Complex
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The Loyola track & field team, along with Johns Hopkins University co-host the Baltimore Metro Invitational Friday April 9 at the Loyola/Hopkins Track & Field Complex. The men's and women's hammer throw will kick off the festivities at 1:00 pm.

Also schedule to compete with the host Greyhounds and Blue Jays are McDaniel College and Rutgers-Camden.

Loyola is coming off an impressive showing at the Towson Invitational two weeks ago, as they were paced by victories by Amanda Bossi (5000m) and Noreen Petrash (Pole Vault). Jackie D'Antonio and Stephanie Gibney also set school-records in the 800m and 3000m Steeplechase, respectively.

Already this season, five school-records have been surpassed:
100m - Whitney Gibbs - 12.35 - Navy Invitational
800m - Jackie D'Antonio - 2:20.13 - Towson Invitational
3000m Steeple - Stephanie Gibney - 11:37.89 - Towson Invitational
High Jump - Kim Amaducci - 5'6" - Lions Invitational
Hammer - Megan Trainer - 29.72m (97'6") - Navy Invitational