After their 2020 season fell victim to the unrelenting coronavirus pandemic, the Shippensburg University men’s and women’s outdoor track-and-field teams reached the end of a strenuous and taxing road Saturday, competing in their first outdoor collegiate meet in two years.
In summer 2019, after rigorous training in Colorado for the upcoming season, Shippensburg University senior Isabella Marchini returned to the Shippensburg area for a counselor position in the local high school cross-country summer camp.
Similar to last year’s championships, sophomore and All-PSAC First Time honoree, Chayce Macknair, who had already sported a first and second-place finish this year, led the way for SU, piling on his impressive stat sheet with a fifth-place finish and a time of 15:21.7.
The men’s and women’s swim teams competed in their second Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) virtual swim series Friday and Saturday, with a slew of Raiders touching the wall in impeccable time.
With his commitment to the Raiders, LoBianco carved his name in the Shippensburg history books before even stepping foot on the diamond — he is the first member of the SU baseball program from California.