Senior and Alabama-bound Margot Dooley made program history Saturday by taking third in the 800-meter run at the Class 3A state track and field meet at Eastern Illinois in Charleston.

Dooley, who clocked a time of 2 minutes, 16.03 seconds, became the first female runner at Loyola to place in the 800. She also is only the third to place in an individual running event. Kathryn House finished sixth in the 1,600 last season as a senior, and Anna Schuessler took eighth in the 1,600 in 2006.