Sheppard fourth for women's track

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: February 27, 2011

BOSTON, Mass. --- Colby College's Danielle Sheppard tied for fourth place in the high jump and was the top Division III jumper at the Open New England Women's Track and Field Championships at Boston University on Saturday.

Sheppard had a jump of 5-feet, 5-inches to tie with two other leapers in a field of Division I, II, and III athletes.

Courtney Laird, Jessica Moore, Brittany Tschaen, and Brittney Bell took 16th place in the 1,600 relay in 4:05.77.

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