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Leslie Ope (above middle) placed second in the 60 meter hurdles at George Mason (File Photo)
Courtesy: Mark Campbell

Delaware Runners Post Two Second Place Finishes at George Mason Last Chance Meet

Courtesy: Delaware Athletics
Release: 02/26/2017
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FAIRFAX, Va. -- Four members of the University of Delaware women’s indoor track & field squad competed at the George Mason Last Chance Track Meet Sunday afternoon at the George Mason Field House.

Delaware senior Leslie Ope, junior London Freeland, freshman Michaela Meyer, and sophomore Nadia Khoury together competed in five events with two of them posting runner-up finishes.

Ope placed second in the 60 meter hurdles, racing to a career-best time of 9.01 to finish behind unaffiliated competitor Jenea Maccammon of Guyana (8.57).

Freeland placed second in the 400 meters with a time of 57.59, finishing behind winner Asia Hart of Queens (57.45), and later placed third in the 200 meters with a time of 25.66.

Also for the Blue Hens, Meyer placed fourth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:16.29, the fifth best time in school history, and Khoury was seventh in the high jump with a leap of 5-feet, 1-inch.  

Delaware placed fourth in the team standings with 31.5 points. George Mason won the team title with 69 points followed by James Madison (43), American (33), Delaware, Richmond (25), and Marshall ( 8).

The Blue Hens will continue action March 4-5 at the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championships at Boston University. A total of 17 Delaware student-athletes are expected to compete.

AGATE:

Final Team Scores: 1. George Mason - 69; 2. James Madison - 43; 3. American - 33; 4. Delaware - 31.5; 5. Richmond - 25; 6. Marshall - 8

Delaware Finishers:
2nd Place - London Freeland, 400m (57.59); Leslie Ope, 60m hurdles (9:01)
3rd Place - London Freeland, 200m (25.66)
4th Place - Michaela Meyer, 800m (2:16.29)
7th Place - Nadia Khoury, high jump (5-1)

MEDIA INFORMATION: Contact Scott Selheimer | selheime@udel.edu | Office: 302-831-8007 |  Cell: 302-562-5129
 

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