Outdoor Track Earns An NCAA Championship Qualifying Time

    Greany ran a season best time to send her to the NCAA Championships.

    Greany ran a season best time to send her to the NCAA Championships.

    May 24, 2013

    GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Providence College outdoor track and field team had one competitor earn an NCAA Championship qualifying time today, Friday, May 24 at the preliminary East Region NCAA Championships in Greensboro, N.C.

    Senior Shelby Greany (Suffern, N.Y.) ran in the women's 3000 meter steeplechase, where she placed 11th in a field of 48 competitors. Greany ran a season best 10:10.22 to earn her third career NCAA Outdoor Championship qualifying time (2010 and 2012) in the 3000 meter steeplechase.

    The Friars will look to earn qualifiers in the men's and women's 5000 meter runs tomorrow, Saturday, May 25, where six competitors, two men and four women, will represent Providence.

    Juniors Emily Sisson (Chesterfield, Mo.), Laura Nagel (Napier, New Zealand), Erin Murphy (Easton, Mass.) and freshman Sarah Mary Collins (Basel, Switzerland) will compete in the women's 5000 meter run at 8:05 p.m. Sisson, Nagel and Murphy will be competing in the first heat, while Collins will be competing in the second.

    On the men's side, sophomore Shane Quinn (Waterford, Ireland) and senior Dominic Channon (Nelson, New Zealand) will compete in the 5000 meter run at 8:45 p.m. Both Quinn and Channon will run in the second heat of the day.

    With her time, Greany qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships scheduled to take place in Eugene, Ore. on Wednesday, June 5 to Saturday, June 8.

    --GO FRIARS--