FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 12, 2016
PITTSBURG, Kansas - Merrimack's Carly Muscaro won a national title in the 400-meter dash at the 2016 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday night.
Muscaro ran the 400m with a winning time of 52.34, becoming Merrimack's first-ever individual national champion. She becomes the second national champion from the Northeast-10 at this year's NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships after American International's distance medley relay team of Chandler Cotton Jr., Kemani Hume, Leakey Kipkosgei and Chad Miller claimed a title on Friday night.
ABOUT THE NORTHEAST-10
The Northeast-10 Conference is an association of 15 NCAA Division II colleges and universities located in New England and New York that is committed to supporting balanced academic and athletic opportunities for more than 6,500 student-athletes.
Each year, 4,500 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 24 sports, making the NE-10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the Northeast-10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.