ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Coast Guard opened the outdoor track & field season at the Navy Spring Invitational Saturday.
Freshman Kaitlyn Mooney led four runners into the top 10 as she ran 17:24.02 for a second place finish. Coming in behind her was freshman Emma Simms (6th - 19:06.04),senior Rachel Burchill (8th - 19:12.21) and sophomore Kirsten Carson (19:20.58).
Senior Gabrielle Troise was dominant for the Bears in the throws earning top 10 finishes in the hammer (4th – 153-10), javelin ( 5th – 99-07) and shot put (8th – 36-7.75)
In the 200, Beck was seventh running 26.02 while sophomore Madeline Colwell took ninth in the 400 (1:03.67) while Junior Caroline Jenkins took sixth in the 400 hurdles (107.59) and 10th in the 110 hurdles crossing the line in 17.11. Freshman Alexis Willis also was a top finisher in the 400 hurdles taking 10th (1:10.69).
Coast Guard is back in action on Wednesday, April 4th, when they dual with Merchant Marine in a battle for a point for the Superintendent's Trophy.