WASHINGTON – The Catholic University of America women's track & field programs were honored with two selections to the 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Team. Senior Danielle Caruccio and junior Eileen McAlonan each earned the honor for the first time.
Caruccio and McAlonan now move on to the Academic All-America ballot.
A West Milford, N.J., native, Caruccio was a two-time First Team All-Landmark Team member in both indoor and outdoor track. She was victorious in the 400-meter dash with a time of 59.96. Caruccio also broke her own program record in the 200 as she earned a bronze with a time of 26.72. Caruccio went on to finish her career in style as she earned gold in the 400-meter dash with a time of 58.97 in the finals. She was the only runner to crack the 59-second mark.
Caruccio is a three-time Landmark Academic Honor Roll member as a mechanical engineering major with a 3.82 GPA.
A native of Alloway, N.J., McAlonan was also an All-Landmark performer. She earned second-team accolades with silver in the indoor long jump with a distance of 4.72 meters. At the outdoor championships, she was part of the 4x100 relay that finished fourth with a season-best time of 52.46 seconds.
McAlonan is a two-time Landmark Academic Honor Roll member as a biomedical chemistry major with a 3.92 GPA.
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