Newport News, Va. ...
Senior Megan McNew, junior Cindy Reese and sophomore Maria Ferguson each captured individual titles to lead the Bobcats to a third-place finish at the Mason-Dixon Conference Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday at Christopher Newport.
FSU scored 99 points and finished behind Christopher Newport (262) and Salisbury State (105).
Reese set a conference and FSU record in the pole vault with her first-place jump of 10-feet, 1 1/2-inches, while Ferguson met the standard for the NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships with a winning time of 12.2 seconds in the 100-meter dash.
McNew enjoyed a solid meet by winning the 10,000-meter run in 40:57.6 and finishing second in the 5,000-meter run in 19:29.46.
Sophomore Inga Olsen turned in runner-up finishes in the 3,000-meters (11:21.59) and the 10,000-meters (42:30.9).
The 400-meter relay team of Cheronda Lee, Ferguson, Nakeisha Collins and Donita Valentine met a provisional NCAA Division III qualification with a second-place time of 49.19 seconds.
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