Janeczek Places 14th in Steeplechase at University of Maryland Track & Field Invitational

COLLEGE PARK, MD - Meredith Janeczek (So., Hershey, PA/Hershey) crossed the finish line in 12:02.93 to place 14th in the steeplechase at the University of Maryland Terrapin Invitational Track & Field Meet.

Overall, she was the top non-Division I finisher as Shippensburg's Jamie McQuaide placed 17th in 12:22.87.

Following the steeplechase, a severe thunderstorm and heavy rain forced the cancellation of the Terrapin Invitational

The event, which had drawn 40 teams from around the northeast, will not be made up.

Around 11:30 a.m., warnings of lightning in the area forced the suspension of action. After an hour of heavy rain, the facility was too wet to continue the meet in a safe fashion.