Cardinals Finish Fifth at the Conference Championships

Cardinals Finish Fifth at the Conference Championships

 BALTIMORE, Md. – The Catholic University women's track and field team finished fifth with 83 points at the 2019 Landmark Conference Championships.

Senior Andrea Galeano won the hammer throw for the third straight year. The Stratford, Conn. native broke her career best and the Championship record in the women's hammer throw with an impressive 48.54m throw. Galeano also won the women's shot put with a mark of 11.07m.

Galeano was joined by junior Gabby Tomasura, who added three more points in the hammer throw thanks to a sixth-place finish at 37.15m.

On the track, the Cardinals were led by senior Kiera Lyons. The standout scored 18 total points for Catholic across the two-day competition. She ran an 11:19.32 in the 3000m steeplechase to be crowned the Landmark Conference Champion. The Harwood, Md. native also placed fifth in the 400m hurdles (1:11.85).

Sophomore Madeline Baker took her place on the podium after finishing fourth in the 100m finals (13.12) and finishing sixth in the 200m finals (27.25). Freshman Anna Walcutt also added points for the Cards, running a 1:03.17 in the women's 400m finals to place seventh.

Sophomore Victoria Carlini ran a 2:25.64 to place seventh in the 800m and competed on the women's 4x400 meter relay. The relay team of junior Grace Boras, Carlini, freshman Abigail Walter, and sophomore Natalie Troy placed fourth with a time of 4:11.90.

In addition to running on the relay team, Troy was the runner-up in the women's 400m hurdles, running a time of 1:07.65. She also placed sixth in the 100m hurdles with a time of 16.95.