Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Spider Women Open 2012 Indoor Season--Allen Named A10 Rookie of the Week

Congratulations to the Spider women's team and Mary Allen.  Allen earned Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Week honors for her performances in the open 200M and the anchor leg of the 4x400M relay...

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Mary Allen earned Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Week honors
in her first meet as a Spider.
Allen Collects First A-10 Rookie Honor
Courtesy:Richmond Athletics

UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va.- Following a second place finish at Saturday's CNU Holiday Classic, freshman Mary Allen was named A-10 Rookie of the Week by the conference office on Monday.  The award was the first of her collegiate career, and the Spider's first award of the indoor season.

Allen clocked a 25.46 to take second in the 200-meter dash on Saturday in Newport News.  Her time currently ranks as the fastest time in the A-10 this season.

The Richmond native anchored the 4 x 400 meter relay, clocking a time of 57.5.  

Sophomore Alexis Williams 
Richmond Track Starts Indoor Season Strong At CNU
Courtesy:Richmond Athletics

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.- The Richmond women's indoor team started the winter campaign with a strong a showing at the CNU Holiday Open on Saturday in Newport News.  Freshman Mary Allen and junior Alyson McGonigle earned second place finishes for the Spiders.

" As a staff we are pleased with the effort of these women," said head coach Lori Taylor. "It was an opportunity for us to see several of our athletes, including our freshman compete for the first time.  We've been looking forward to seeing how these women respond to competition and how they have progressed through the fall training cycle.


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