W&L Women's Track and Field in Action at Bast-Cregger Invite

W&L Women's Track and Field in Action at Bast-Cregger Invite

SALEM, Va. — Sophomore Julia Moody (Houston, Texas/St. John's School) won the 3,000m to lead the Washington and Lee women's track and field team on day two of the Roanoke Bast-Cregger Invitational on Saturday.

Highlights From the Meet

  • Moody set a new facility record, and registered the third-fastest time in program history in the event with a time of 10:34.40. The time also improved Moody's personal best by over 24 seconds. Junior Kirsten McMichael (Eight Four, Pa./Ringgold) was fourth in the race in 10:51.27, and sophomore Katie Bearup (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley) claimed fifth in 10:55.26.
  • First-year Emma Coleman (Parkton, Md./Hereford) recorded the fourth-best mark in program history in the weight throw at 9.48m (31'1.75"). Junior Liz Todd (Oldwick, N.J./Gill St. Bernard's School) had the fifth-best toss in program history in the event at 7.52m (24'8.25").
  • First-year Kathryn Fagan (Metairie, La./Metairie Park Country Day) claimed fourth in the 600m with a time of 1:49.93.

Top 10 Finishes
Sophomore Julia Moody (1st) – 3,000m (10:34.40)
First-year Kathryn Fagan (4th) – 600m (1:49.93)
Junior Kirsten McMichael (4th) – 3,000m (10:51.27)
Sophomore Katie Bearup (5th) – 3,000m (10:55.26)
Sophomore Alexa Castellana (7th) – Triple Jump (9.95m – 32'7.75")
First-year Anna Nelson (7th) – 3,000m (11:09.28)
Junior Jessica Rosenwasser (9th) – 200m (27.86)
Senior Rachel Steffen (8th) – 3,000m (11:14.97)
First-year Claire Smith (10th) – 600m (1:55.24)

New Personal Bests
Sophomore Sarah Leonard – Triple Jump (9.06m [29'8.75"] – Indoor PR)
Junior Kaleigh Hinton – 200m (28.91)
Sophomore Julia Moody – 3,000m (10:34.40)
Sophomore Katie Bearup – 3,000m (10:55.26)

Up Next
The Generals will take the rest of December off for Finals and the holidays and return to action on January 19 at the VMI Invitational.

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