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DU Women's Track Third At Bucknell Five-Way
Senor Shea McMillan
Senor Shea McMillan

April 17, 2004

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LEWISBURG, Pa. - Duquesne's women's track and field team finished in third place at Saturday's Bucknell Five-Way with 100 points.

Senior Shea McMillan (Pittsburgh, Pa. / Mt. Lebanon) set a new school record in the 100 meter dash with a time of 12:35 seconds breaking teammate Nicole Wiley's time of 12:40 at last year's Atlantic 10 Championships. McMillan finished second in heat one, which contained the highest seeded runners.

And in the 4 x 100 meter relay, Duquesne's (Ashley Smith, Nicole Wiley, Melissa Blackburn and Shea McMillan) third place time of 48.32 seconds topped the 49.55 mark set at the Akron Quadrangular in April, 2003.

In addition, the Dukes took golds in two events. Sophomore Melissa Stewart (Indiana, Pa. / Indiana) won the 15-women discuss throw with a toss of 43.77 meters (143.602 feet). The 4 x 800 meter relay team took their event with a time of 9:21.59.

The Dukes next head to the prestigious Penn Relays, officially the Penn Relay Carnival, beginning on Thursday, April 22nd at Franklin Field in West Philadelphia.

Top Duquesne Marks

Event    	Place  	Athlete      		Mark    
Discuss		1	Melissa Stewart 	43.77
4x800M		1	"A"			9:21.59
100M (#1) 	2	Shea McMillan 		12.35
100M HH (#1)  	2      	Nicole Wiley 		14.81
1500 M (#1)	2	Tara Gerlach 		4:41.65
5000 M		2	Carrie Hucko 		17:54.48
200M (#1)	3	Ashley Smith 		27.02
200M (#3)	3	Amelia Sofis 		27.54
400M (#2) 	3	Dominique Cothran 	1:01.95
800M (#1)	3	Elena Resovich 		2:19.25
4x100M    	3	"A"	   		49.32
4X400M		3	"A"			4:01.85
High Jump	3	Kerri Durica 		1.53
Pole Vault	3	Sarah Fetterman 	3.15



Team Totals

Bucknell      298.5
Robert Morris 121
Duquesne      100
Lock Haven     61
Colgate        32.5
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