Cardinals Hold Their Own at George Mason Invitational

Cardinals Hold Their Own at George Mason Invitational

The Catholic University women's indoor track & field team competed at the George Mason invitational against a field heavy on Division I opponents, including American, William & Mary, Richmond, Howard, and Mt. St. Mary's.

CUA's best individual finish of the day came from Robert Leeson who finished ninth in the 800m with a time of 2:04.41. Christopher Papp competed in the same event, crossing the finish line in 2:15.91 for 15th place.

The Cardinals had two other top-15 finishes on the day, as Collin Roszyk came in twelfth place with a 1:12.17 time in the 500m. In the 1000m, Dylan Gallagher came in 15th with a 3:01.28 effort.

On the women's side, Catholic's best result of the day came from Meg Ross in the Weight Throw. The sophomore threw a 12.63m on her way to second in the event. She followed that up with an 8th place finish in the Shot Put behind a 10.19m throw.

Catherine Kitz claimed a top-10 finish in the 800m run, with a 2:35.40 finish in the finals. Teammates Maria Docal (2:45.48) and Rebecca Radcliffe (2:47.16) finished back-to-back in 13th and 14th place.

Kitz bested her 800m finish in the 1 Mile run, moving up two spots into 8th place running a 5:37.66. Also in the top-20 were Radcliffe (5:52.55), Erin Schlegel (5:57.12), and Sara Lally (6:05.02).