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April 2, 2007

Wolverines compete at Wheeling Jesuit

WHEELING, W. Va. -- The Grove City College women's track and field team took fourth at the 12-team Wheeling Jesuit Bill Van Horne Invitational Saturday. The Wolverines picked up 54 team points. Malone won the team title with 254.5 points.

Junior Mary Majchrowicz (Sunnyvale, Calif./The King's Academy) won the 400 dash in a Grove City-record time of 57.79 seconds. Majchrowicz set the previous record of 59.31 seconds last season.

Senior Sarah Bray (Monroeville, Pa./Gateway) took third in the discus with a throw of 33.21 meters (108 feet, 11 inches).

Three Grove City athletes posted fifth-place finishes. Junior Kate Bender (Lancaster, N.Y./Lancaster Central) took fifth in the 800 (2:29.45) while freshman Sara Wagoner (Pittsburgh, Pa./Shady Side Academy) placed fifth in the 400 hurdles (1:13.57). Senior Katie Samolovitch (Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper Saint Clair) took fifth in the javelin with a throw of 28.42m (93-3).

Grove City will host a quadrangular meet at Robert E. Thorn Field April 11.


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