WASHINGTON – The Catholic University of America women's indoor track & field team opened 2017 with an impressive performance at Lebanon Valley. Sophomore Andrea Galeano set both program and Landmark Conference records with a distance of 15.48 meters in the weight throw.
Senior Danielle Caruccio was victorious in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:01.94 and took third in the 55-meters at 7.94.
Sophomore Theresa Matula earned a silver in the 800 as she crossed the finish line in 2:35.57.
Another silver went to junior Erin McNulty as she placed second in the 3,000 with a time of 12:18.24.
Catholic's 4x400 relay team also earned second as the team of JaNiya Battle, Caruccio, Mia Del Borello and Sarah Diamond combined for a time of 4:32.72, more than six seconds faster than its seeded time.
Battle also went on to take the top spot in the high jump as she cleared 1.35 meters.
Next up, the Cardinals will compete on Friday at the Widener Invitational.
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