LANCASTER, Pa. - Junior Lauren Dioses set a new school record in the weight throw at the season-opening Diplomat Open, hosted by Franklin and Marshall. Dioses' throw of 14.34m gave her fourth-place overall in the event and also earned her a spot into this season's ECAC Indoor Championships.
Junior Allison Bishop missed out on qualifying for ECAC's by just .01 meters with a toss of 14.04 meters, which gave her fifth place. Junior Jess Rega had a personal-best toss of 13.57m to finish eighth. Rega would also finish third in the shot put with an ECAC-qualifying throw of 13.07 meters.
Freshman Rachel Panek opened up her collegiate career with a 9.68 in the 60m hurdles, giving her seventh overall and a spot into the ECAC's.
Sophomore Achol Odolla ran a personal-best time of 11:14.12 in the 3000 to take ninth overall.
Freshman Shanika Royal clocked a 27.95 in the 200 to take 14th place.
The Mustangs compete next in the Coach I Open, hosted by Franklin and Marshall, on Saturday, January 13 at 10:00 am.