Galeano Leads Cards to Gallaudet Invite Victory

Galeano Leads Cards to Gallaudet Invite Victory

WASHINGTON — The Catholic University of America women's track & field team won the Gallaudet Bison Invitational on Saturday afternoon a program and meet record toss by junior Andrea Galeano.

The Cardinals racked up 150 team points to defeat six other squads including Division I George Washington, Mary Washington and the host Bison.

Galeano boomed the best hammer throw in Catholic history for the win and meet record as she tossed an impressive 47.67 meters. She also went on to take second in the shot put at 10.82 meters.

Additionally, Catholic got a win for senior Kiera Lyons who took the top spot in the 1,500 at 4:53.48 as she set a new meet record at Gallaudet.

Catholic added another gold in the 100-meter hurdles as rookie Natalie Troy finished in 18.23.

Sophomore Gabby Tomasura checked in with a second-place finish in the javelin at 31.17 meters.

The Cards got a bronze performance from sophomore Grace Boras in the 100-meter dash as she crossed in 13.86.

Boras' classmate Madeleine Strokis followed it with a bronze of her on the 400 at 1:04.34. She also won the 400 hurdles at 1:09.98.

The No. 3 spot kept coming up Cardinals as freshman Victoria Carlini placed bronze as well with a time of 2:28.29 in the 800.

This was Catholic's final tuneup before the Landmark Conference Championship on May 5.

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