Cardinals Place Fourth at Landmark Indoor Championships

Cardinals Place Fourth at Landmark Indoor Championships

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – The Catholic University women's track and field team finished fourth at the Landmark Conference Indoor Championships, hosted by Susquehanna, on Saturday.

The Cardinals were led by senior Andrea Galeano, the 2019 Landmark Conference Indoor Field Athlete of the Year. Galeano won the title in the women's weight throw with a mark of 17.19m, beating her closest competitor by over 2.5m. The senior then proceeded to post an 11.28m personal record in the shot put to place second overall.

On the track, senior Kiera Lyons led the Cards scoring a total of nine points individually, while running the last leg of the women's distance medley relay to score ten more points for their first-place finish. The Harwood, Md. native placed second in the mile run (5:20.03) and scored points for Catholic in the 3k with a time of 10:51.61.

Lyons was joined by freshman Paige Wilderotter, junior Grace Boras, and sophomore Victoria Carlini to win gold and break the championship record by 7.45 seconds in the women's distance medley relay. Carlini also made the podium in the 800m run with a big indoor personal record of 2:27.61.

Boras had another huge performance for the Cards in the 60m dash with a personal record of 8.37 to win bronze.

The women's 4x200m relay team of freshman Vene Richardson-Powell, freshman Jillian Walter, freshman Olivia Fiore, and sophomore Madeline Baker scored points for Catholic with a fourth-place finish. To wrap up a big day for the Cards on the track, the 4x400m relay team of Boras, Carlini, Fiore, and freshman Anna Walcutt placed fourth overall with a time of 4:24.77.  

In the field events, junior Gabby Tomasura had a huge showing in the women's weight throw with a 12.10m personal record to place fifth. Freshman Abigail Walter also set a personal record in the long jump with a mark 4.84m to score points for the Cards. In the high jump, freshman Sheila Magrini tied for fifth place with a mark of 1.37m.