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Track and Field Wraps Up Day One at VMI Relays

Jeremy Allinger, who placed seventh in a field of 31, broke the 1,000 meter school record with his time of 2:38.93. The record was previously held by Ryan Taylor who ran 2:41.01 in 2011 at the Captain's Invite.
Jeremy Allinger, who placed seventh in a field of 31, broke the 1,000 meter school record with his time of 2:38.93. The record was previously held by Ryan Taylor who ran 2:41.01 in 2011 at the Captain's Invite.

LEXINGTON, Va. - The Shenandoah University indoor track & field teams completed day one of competition at the VMI Winter Relays Friday evening.

Shenandoah broke one school record, posted 10 ODAC championship qualifying marks and had 12 personal bests on day one of the two-day competition.

Jeremy Allinger, who placed seventh in a field of 31, had that school record in 1000 meters with his time of 2:38.93. The record was previously held by Ryan Taylor, who ran 2:41.01 at the  2011 Captains Invite hosted by Christopher Newport University.

Jason White had the top finish with a runner-up performance in the triple jump.

The women had a pair of top 10s in the 5,000 meters with Rebecca Doran placing ninth and Emily Miller 10th.

TOP 10s

WOMEN

Student-Athlete

Event

Place

Time/Distance

Jamie Ryan

Shot Put

8th

10.09m

Rebecca Doran

5,000 meters

9th

19:08.80

Emily Miller

5,000 meters

10th

19:17.96

 
MEN

Student-Athlete

Event

Place

Time/Distance

Jeremy Allinger

1,000 meter

7th

2:38.93

Jason White

Triple Jump

2nd

13.74m

LOOKING TO TOMORROW

"Today was a strong start for our team," head coach Andrew Marrocco said. "With 12 PR's and 10 ODAC marks, we are excited to see what day two brings."