CUA opens spring season; Carioto posts three strong finishes

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – CUA opened its outdoor season on Saturday at the Battleground Relays on the campus of Mary Washington.  Kelly Carioto posted the top individual finish, with a pair of third place finishes in the hammer throw (129’1”) and discus (112’10”) and a fourth place finish in the shot put (37’4 ½”)

In the 100-meter dash Ali Nelson finished fourth with a time of 13.59, while Laura Kinley took seventh in the 1500, crossing in 5:13.47.  Keely Eckberg (12) and Jessica Breen (13) also posted top-15 finishes in the 1500.

In the 3000-meter steeplechase Katie Sacker finished second, crossing in 12:45.51 and Kathryn Crawford was fourth with a time of 14:18.20.

Rachel Won finished fourth in the 400 hurdles, with a time of 1:12.12 and in the 800 sprint medley CUA finished fifth with a time of 2:01.03.

The Cardinals return to action on March 26 when they travel to compete in the Bridgewater College Invitational.