NORTHAMPTON, MASS.--(9/10/11)--In her collegiate debut, freshman Bethany Gollin was the overall winner leading Coast Guard to a second place finish among 16 teams at the season opening Smith College Invitational.
Coast Guard finished with 34 points, Wellesley College took first with 29.
Gollin took an early lead and held it as she traversed the Smith 5K course in 19:43. Coast Guard second finisher was sophomore Meghan Kalinowski placing 6th overall running 20:29.
Next in scoring place was junior Sarah Blatt who was 8th overall with a time of 20:34: Rounding out the top five Coast Guard finishers were two freshman, Mary Hazen and Ellie Wu placing 9th and 10th both running 20:34.
Also posting strong performances were freshman Cameo Ulbricht (21:07; 17th), senior Katie Schumacher (21:37; 25th), and freshman Kendall Auth (21:37; 26th).
Next weekend, Coast Guard will travel to compete at the UMass Darmouth Invite.
November 12, 2011 Bears Place 13th at N.E. Championship
November 5, 2011 Bears Place 14th at ECAC's
November 4, 2011 Trio of Bears Named to All-Academic team
October 31, 2011 Gollin Earns All-NEWMAC; Bears Place Third
October 15, 2011 Bears Place 8th at Conn. Invite
October 8, 2011 Bears Win Earley Invitational
September 24, 2011 Bears Place 9th at Williams
September 20, 2011 Bears Earn Regional Ranking
September 17, 2011 Bears Place Second at UMass Dartmouth Invite
September 10, 2011 Gollin Wins Smith Invitational