Schneider sets record in mile at Millrose Games
Notre Dame’s Jessica Schneider placed seventh in the mile at the 112th Millrose Games Sunday, setting a Delaware County indoor record in the process.
Schneider’s time of 4 minutes, 52.35 seconds erased the mark of 4:52.44 set by Maria Seykora, a 2012 grad of Notre Dame. The time is fourth in Pennsylvania this season and 13th in the nation, per pa.milesplit.com.
Strath Haven’s 4 x 800 relay took fifth, the team of Olivia Malley, Maggie Forbes, Abby Loisell and Grace Forbes clocking in at 9:18.49. The time is second in PA (to Neumann-Goretti, which finished third in 9:09.06) and fifth in the nation. The Saints are third in the nation.
Haverford School took home fourth place in the 4 x 200 relay, the squad of Dan Whaley, Guillaume Laforest, Kevin Thomas and Daiyaan Hawkins stopping the clock in 1:31.08.
At the Catholic Championships:
Christine Mancini took home a pair of gold medals, the Cardinal O’Hara senior winning the girls’ 800 and mile at Lehigh University.
Mancini won the 800 in 2:17.79, with teammate Tara Sheehan sixth. In the mile, Mancini was quickest in 5:41.95. She also anchored O’Hara’s 4 x 200 relay to fourth place and the 4 x 800 to second. O’Hara finished second in the team classification with 85 points, well behind champion NeumannGoretti, which won three of four relays and was dominant enough to take all six scoring spots in the 400 meters.
O’Hara’s girls won the distance medley relay, the squad of Sydney McWilliams, Catherine League Haas, Evelyn Richards and Sheehan clocking in at
14:11.65. Katie Till, who was fourth to Mancini in the mile, took silver in the 3,000, two spots ahead of teammate Kaitlyn Durning. Rachel Bonfini gleaned four medals, finishing second in the high jump, third in the long and triple jumps and fourth in the
60-meter hurdles. Bridget Bennetta claimed fifth in the high jump and sixth in the
Bonner & Prendergast finished sixth in the girls competition with 37 points, powered by a 1-2 finish in the shot put. Hannah Bierling won gold with a best throw of 33-11.75, and Jasmine Powell was the runner up. Elizabeth Oladuso, who took sixth in the 60 hurdles, anchored the 4 x 200 relay to third place. Taylor Johnson and Omotayo Ogunbiyi were on that relay and the 4 x 400 squad that took second.
Archbishop Carroll, which finished 10th in the team classification, got its points in the field via Sydney Haye (fourth in the triple jump) and Jada Nembhard (fifth in the long jump).
On the boys side, Kyle Love scored a gold medal, winning the 60-meter hurdles in a states-qualifying 8.65 seconds. He added a second installment of hardware by taking third in the triple jump. Bonner & Prendie was fifth in the team standings with
35 points, well behind winners La Salle (168, including top-six sweeps of both the mile and 3,000).
Bonner’s Chilekasi Adele was third in the shot put, and Nwabueze Onyemachi took fourth in the 60-meter dash. The Frairs were fourth in the 4 x 200 and DMR and sixth in the 4 x 800.
Cardinal O’Hara’s two team points came via DaNeal Williams and Elijah Babcock, sixth in the 200 and 800, respectively.