Saturday, May 24, 2014
DELAWARE, Ohio - Westminster senior Haley Gabor (New Kensington, Pa. / Ford City) competed in the 400 at the 2014 NCAA Division III Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday. The event is being held Thursday-Saturday, May 22-24, at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio.
Gabor finished 17th in the preliminaries (56.88). Gabor, who made her first appearance at Nationals, was seeded 15th with a school-record time of 56.35. She was the first Titan in school history (male or female) to qualify in the 400.
Gabor was one of four Titans who competed at this year's Nationals. Sophomore Marissa Kalsey (Waynesburg, Pa. / Waynesburg) earned the fourth All-American honor of her career with a third-place finish in the pole vault on Thursday. Freshman Cassidy Shepherd (Greensburg, Pa. / Salem) finished 10th in the pole vault, while classmate Brooke Mancuso (Wexford, Pa. / North Allegheny) tied for 17th.
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