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Dailey competes in the 800 at the 2023 NCAA Indoor T&F Championships

At the 2023 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships held at the Virginia Beach Sports Center in Virginia Beach, Va, Drew Dailey (Phoenix, Md./Dulaney) competed in the 800 meters on behalf of the Shippensburg University men’s indoor track & field team. Despite finishing eighth in his qualifying heat, Dailey managed to come in 14th overall in the event, clocking in at 1:56.53. It was Dailey’s first time competing at the NCAA Indoor Championships.

During this season, Dailey broke the all-time Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) record for the 800 meters at Boston’s Valentine Invitational with a time of 1:49.49. Two weeks ago, he won the PSAC Championship for the 800 meters with a time of 1:52.23, and he is the No. 9 seed.

Dailey’s performance on Friday marks the end of the 2022-23 men’s indoor track & field season.


Jack G “Digger” Mellott 1926-2024

Jack was a United States Navy Veteran serving at Pearl Harbor, Okinawa, Guam, and Nagasaki during WWII. Jack enjoyed working outside and maintaining his home and property.

David M Lawver 1970-2024

Dave was a member of the Foursquare Church in Gettysburg, PA. He was employed at Shadowfax in York since 1990.

Peter Kernan McCrary 1934-2024

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