BALTIMORE, Md. - The Catholic University women's track and field team finished second in their outdoor season debut at the Goucher College Classic on Saturday.
The Cardinals were led by three first-place finishes. Freshman Paige Wilderotter won the 3000m with a time of 11:28.50. She was joined by the senior duo of Andrea Galeano and Kiera Lyons. Galeano won the women's weight throw with a 45.50m mark and Lyons earned to the top spot in the 400m hurdles (1:12.92).
In addition to their gold medal performances, all three Cards also scored points for Catholic in other events. Wilderotter placed fifth in the 1500m (5:16.62) while Galeano finished fifth in the shot put (10.46m) and Lyons placed second in the 3000m steeplechase (12:14.56).
Other Cardinals that had big performances today include, sophomore Madeline Baker who finished sixth in the 100m dash finals with a personal best of 13.48, and eighth in the 200m dash with a time of 28.57. Sophomore Victoria Carlini ran a 2:32.30 in the 800m to win bronze and score big points for Catholic. Her classmate Natalie Troy also had a day for herself with a second place finish right behind Lyons in the 400m hurdles and a seventh overall finish the 100m finals. The 4x400m relay of Carlini, Lyons, freshman Anna Walcutt, and junior Grace Boras also scored points for the Cards winning bronze (4:28.82).
In the field events, senior Gabby Tomasura had an impressive performance in the javelin to place fourth overall with a personal best 32.74m.
Catholic will return to action on Saturday, March 30 at the Delaware Classic.