May 11, 2009
VILLANOVA, Pa. - The Villanova women's track and field squad gained another entry in the 1,500m at the NCAA Regionals. Senior Ellen Dougherty ran 4:18.66 to hit the regional mark, while junior Nicole Schappert and sophomore Sheila Reid improved on their previously set times on Monday evening at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet.
Schappert, Dougherty and Reid crossed the finish line as the second, third and fifth collegiate runners respectively. Schappert clocked in at 4:17.99, while Dougherty was right behind her in 4:18.66. Reid finished in 4:20.69.
The Villanova women will compete in the ECAC Championships beginning Friday, May 15.