GIRARD SPRINTER PLACES #1 IN US RANKINGS
Posted 02/14/2017 11:31AM
SOPHOMORE SPRINTER EARNS 1ST PLACE NATIONAL RANKING
Girard sophomore and super-sprinter Thelma Davies ran the 55-meter race in 6.82 seconds at the Millrose Games (NY) on Saturday, February 11, 2017, breaking the previous record and earning first place status in the USA.
Earlier this season, Davies dominated the Hispanic Games held January 7, also in New York. Click here to watch the interview with PA MileSplit aired immediately after those races.
And on Saturday February 17, she placed first in the 60-meter with a time of 7.743, running at the DVGTCA (Delaware Valley Girls Track Coaches Association) meet at Lehigh University.
Davies success is part of a Girard College tradition of competitiveness in track. She is coached by alumnus Diamond Woolford, class of 1999, who excelled in track when he was a Girard student.