Salang Earns All-New England Honors at Open New England Championship

Leilani Salang
Leilani Salang

NEW LONDON, Conn. - Freshman Leilani Salang earned All-New England honors as the Coast Guard women's track & field team competed at the Open New England Championship hosted by Dartmouth.

Salang was eighth in the discus with a throw of 130-3 at her first Open New England Championship.

Also highlighting the weekend was senior Rachel Burchill who took 14th in the 10K (38:51.03). Her time is a personal best and the third fastest time in school history.

In Bears the lone relay of the day, junior Caroline Jenkins, sophomore Anna Beck, freshman Maeve Roach and sophomore Madeline Colwell crossed the line in 4:01.85 for 14th place.

Beck also competed in the prelims of the 400 taking 21st place (58.68) while freshman Kaitlyn Mooney was 15th in the 5K (17:41.98).

Coast Guard is back in action next weekend when they head back to Cambridge, Massachusetts for MIT's Last Chance Qualifier.

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