Cardinals Compete at Bridgewater Invite
CUA garners five firsts
BRIDGEWATER, Va.- The Catholic University women's track and field squad had a solid Saturday at the 2007 Bridgewater College Jopson Invitational. The Cards had five first place finishes at the unscored event and ten in the top three.
Kim Stengle (Matawan, N.J./Old Bridge) continued to lead the team with her success in the field. She was first in both the hammer throw (43.35m) and the javelin (122'08"). Stengle also took second in the shot put with a 36'09" and fourth in the discus tossing it 35.13m.
On the track, the distance and middle distance runners dominated for CUA. Remy Ball (Newtown, Conn./Newtown) was first in the 1,500 with a time of 5:02.73 and fourth in the 800 coming in at 2:31.72. Ball was also part of the winning 4x400 relay team of Noel Burns (Cold Spring, N.Y./John F. Kennedy), Samantha McClellan (Union Town, Ohio/St. Thomas) and Kristen Kennedy (Great Falls, Va./Kolbe Academy). Jenna Hackett (Fort Collins, Colo./Fort Collins) took the top spot in the 5,000 running a 19:35.65.
Other notable performances included Kelly Szal(Massapequa Park, N.Y./Kellenberg Memorial) taking second in the 100 hurdles (17.37), Kennedy placing third in the 400 hurdles (1:09.42) and the 4x100 relay team coming in third with a time of 55.73.
The Cards will compete at the Goucher Invitational next weekend.