SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Penn State Harrisburg's men's and women's track & field teams opened their 2019-20 indoor campaigns at Susquehanna's River Hawk Opener on Saturday, Dec. 7.
White won the high jump event with a top leap of 1.98 meters; a mark good enough to rank him 12th in the nation following the first weekend of competition. The senior also had a strong showing in the long jump, earning a runner-up finish in the event with a top bound of 6.73 meters; an effort that currently ranks 19th in the country.
Hogans finished as the runner up in the 200m dash, with his time of 23.11 seconds currently standing as the 37th-best mark in all of NCAA Divison III in the event. The sophomore also ran a time of 7.22 seconds in the 60m dash to come home in third-place.
Turner was victorious in the women's 60m hurdles by a margin of more than a full second thanks to an effort of 9.79 seconds. The junior also just missed out on a top-five finish and came home sixth in the 400m run with a jaunt of 1:05.99.
McPhee had a strong start to her season, running the 60m dash in 8.26 seconds; the second-quickest time of the day. Teammate Alexandria Morrison earned a top-five finish in the 800m run thanks to an effort of 2:44.44, while Jamilyn Nimo came home 10th in the shot put with a top toss of 9.34 meters.
The Lions will get a month-long break from competition before returning to action at the Spartan Invitational hosted by St. Thomas Aquinas at the Ocean Breeze Complex on Friday afternoon, Jan. 10.