January 23, 2012

Cardinals open second semester schedule in Pa.

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – CUA opened its second semester indoor schedule on Sunday with a trip to the Orange & Maroon Classic on the campus of Susquehanna University.  Kelly Carioto was the top individual finisher as she won the shot put with a throw of 38'7".

In the track events, Sarah Deitz posted a third place finish in the 60 meter dash with a time of 8.67 seconds, while Laura Kinley (5:51.42) and Kristen Rayfield (5:56.16) finished second and fifth, respectively, in the mile.

Kinley also added a fourth place finish in the 800 meters (2:35.91).  Kelsely Broomfield (1:06.26), Gillis (1:06.90) and Tali Peretti (1:07.61) finished seventh, ninth and tenth, respectively, in the 400 meters.

In the 200 meters, CUA had a trio of top-12 finishers, including Deitz (29.14), Broomfield (29.26) and Erin Sandlin (29.72).

Camelia Mayfield crossed in a time of 19:34.42, which was good for second in the 5000 meters, with Keely Eckberg crossing in fourth place (20:38.72).

In the field events, Mary Clark placed fourth in the shot put (33'9 ½") and fifth in the weight throw, with a toss of 37'4 ½".

In the long jump, Candance Williamson placed sixth with a leap of 15', while Hannah Gillis came in ninth place (14'9").  Courtney Doran finished second in the high jump with a leap of 4'9 ¾".

CUA is back in action on Saturday, January 28 when the Cardinals travel to the Lebanon Valley Invitational.  Action gets underway beginning at 10 a.m.

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