Caruccio Wins at Landmark Conference Championships

Caruccio Wins at Landmark Conference Championships

Bethlehem, Pa. – The Catholic University of America women's track & field team completed the two-day Landmark Conference Championships on Sunday and posted several strong performances on their way to a fifth-place finish.

Senior sprinter Danielle Caruccio finished her career in style as she earned gold in the 400-meter dash with a time of 58.97 in the finals. She was the only runner to crack the 59-second mark.

Junior Kiera Lyons enjoyed a strong meet as she took the bronze in the steeplechase at 11:28.57. Lyons also added a sixth-place finish in the 5,000 with a time of 18:44.44 which was nearly a minute faster than her seed time. Additionally, she went on to add a fourth-place performance in the 400 hurdles at 1:12.50.

Catholic also got a third-place performance in the 4x400 relay as the team of freshmen Grace Boras and Sarah Diamond, along with sophomore Tanya Rivera-Diaz and Caruccio combined for a time of 4:12.09.

Sophomore thrower Andrea Galeano earned the silver in the hammer throw as she boomed a personal best toss of 45.42 meters.

Rookie jumper JaNiya Battle took fourth in the triple jump at 10.06 meters.

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