Cambridge, Mass.-- Senior Mercedes Jackson (Huntingtown, Md./Huntingtown) earned America East Performer of the Week honors for her stellar performance at the Penn State Relays. Jackson took home gold in the 60m dash, while finishing second in the 200m dash.
Jackson turned in the best time in the prelims with a 7.56, before racing ahead of the pack with a 7.54 in the finals. She would follow that up with a second place finish in the 200m dash, crossing the tape in 24.69.
The Retrievers will be back in action this weekend, January 17, at the Terrapin Invitational. The meet will begin at 10:00 a.m.