Erin Sample Finishes Fifth in Shot Put to Pace Mount at Penn Relays on Thursday

Erin Sample Finishes Fifth in Shot Put to Pace Mount at Penn Relays on Thursday

Philadelphia, Pa. -- Erin Sample finished in fifth place in the college division of the shot put to lead the Mount St. Mary's track and field teams at the Penn Relays on Thursday.

Sample had a mark of 14.58m (47' 10") to finish in fifth place at the meet.  The Mount's women's 4x100m relay team of Najae Nickerson, Kayla Barnes, Dominique Jeffery and Mariah McLane finished in 43rd out of 69 teams with a time of 48.88 seconds.  The women's 4x400m relay team of Chalys Caruth, Chardane Logan, McLane and Jeffery placed 30th with a time of 3:50.62.  In the men's 10,000m, Nicolas Fransham finished in 15th place with a time of 30:46.17 while Will Merritt was 36th with a time of 9:22.02.

The meet continues thru Saturday.