Gollin Wins Twice as Bears Place Second

NEW LONDON, CONN.--(1/28/12)--Freshman Beth Gollin won both the 800 meters (2:26.49) and the mile (5:20.32) qualifying for the Division III New England Championships in both events as Coast Guard placed second of four teams at the Coast Guard Winter Invitational.

Westfield State won with 93.5 points, Coast Guard finished with 77.5 points followed by Trinity (37) and Eastern Connecticut (37) which tied for third.

Emily Trudeau set a school-record in the shot put with a throw of 39 feet, 1.25 inches while also placing second in the weight throw (43 feet, 10.75 inches).

Sophomore Abby Bishop won the 55 meter hurdles (9.32) and the long jump (15 feet, 4.75 inches) and classmate Kristen Euchler won the 600 meters (1:45.94),

Sophomore Megan Kalinowski placed second in the 1,000 meters (3:24.56) while sophomore Hannah Seeland was second in the shot put (34 feet, 10.25 inches) for the Bears.