Spooney Qualifies to Quarterfinals on Day Two of NCAA Regionals

Bloomington, IND- Freshman standout sporinter John Spooney, who won both the 100 and 200-meter dashses at the Ivy League outdoor Heptagonal Championships, was a late addition to the 200m dash preliminaries at the NCAA Regionals in Bloomington, Indiana this weekend. The rookie ran a great race, finishing in 18th place overall with a time of 21.44 seconds to qualify to the quarterfinals this evening.

Also competing yesterday afternoon was Rachel Biblo in the triple jump, who finished in 13th place with a mark of 41-02.50, while teammate Gabriela Baiter followed right behind in 22nd place with a 40-06.25.

Brynn Smith tossed a 47-04.50 in the shot put to earn 35th place for the Bears, and in the javelin, Niina Al-Hassan earned 43rd place with a 120-02 distance.