April 4, 2011

Three more top-five finishes earns Carioto Athlete of the Week

WASHINGTON – Junior Kelly Carioto is this week's CUA Athlete of the Week after she put forth yet another impressive performance over the weekend.  Carioto posted three top-five finishes at the York Invitational on April 2.

Carioto competed in the hammer, shot put and discus while in Pennsylvania.  She earned a first place finish in the hammer with a throw of 41.16 meters and later went on to place second in the shot with a throw of 11.87 meters.

Carioto closed out her day with a fifth place showing in the discus (31.02 meters).

Carioto was named the Landmark Conference Female Field Athlete of the Week on March 21 and 28.  That came on the heels of the Pittsburgh native winning the Landmark Conference (February 26) and ECAC (March 4) championships in the shot put.

On Saturday, April 9 Carioto and the Cardinals travel to the Messiah College Invitational.  Action starts at 9 a.m.

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