May 1, 2011

CUA wraps up action at 2011 Landmark Conference championship

HUNTINGDON, Pa. – The Cardinals wrapped up competition at the 2011 Landmark Conference outdoor championships on Sunday.  Kelly Carioto finished second in the shot put, Laura Kinley placed third in the 800 and the 4x400 relay team also finished third in its event.  As a team CUA finished in fifth place with 70 points.

Kinley raced her way to a third place finish in the 800 after crossing in 2:21.51, while in the 400 meters, Ali Nelson crossed in fifth place with a time of 1:03.97.

Jessica Breen crossed in tenth place in the 5000 with a time of 19:52.97 with Keely Eckberg right behind her in 11th place (20:13.94).  In the 100 hurdles, senior Rachel Won completed the race in 17.15 seconds to place fifth, and in the 400 hurdles, she crossed in sixth place with a time of 1:13.08.

Three Cardinals, including Camelia Mayfield (12:25.61), Katie Sacker (12:27.35) and Kathryn Crawford (13:56.79) competed in the 3000 steeplechase, finishing sixth, seventh, and tenth, respectively.

The 4x400 relay team of Margaret McElroy, Ali Nelson, Laura Kinley and Melanie Mulkern raced its way to a third place finish with a time of 4:19.27.

In the field events Carioto finished second in the shot put with a throw of 37’4 ½” and she also notched a fourth place finish in the hammer (124’1”).  In the javelin Won placed sixth with a throw of 92’4”.

Moravian captured the team crown with 252 points, followed by Susquehanna with 197 and Juniata with 161.  Goucher was fourth with 77 points and CUA (70) and Merchant Marine Academyc (5) rounded out the team scoring.

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