RICHMOND, Va. - The Coast Guard men's track and field team opened the outdoor season at the Fred Hardy Invitational hosted by the University of Richmond.
Sophomore Jacob Pawlina was the top finisher of the day finishing in fifth place with a college personal record of 188'1".
Junior Luke Rehfuss earned a top ten finish for the Bears in the 400 hurdles (55.91) for an eighth place finish and a college personal record.
Junior Brett Foster also earned a top ten finish in the 1500 with a time of 4:02.25 for a ninth place finish. Caleb Teachout crossed the line in 21st place in 4:09.04 while freshman Riley Miller finished in 4:10.76 (25th) and Timothy O'Loughlin finished in 28th place (4:12.44)
In the 5K, freshman Andre Gallant was the top finisher for Coast Guard crossing the line in 16:11.04 (15th place). Sophomore Colton Atkinson (17th) and classmate Alex Kearny (18th) followed up Gallant with times of 16:13.83 and 16:16.85.
Senior James Rimmele crossed the line in fifth place in the 3K steeplechase in a time of 10:35.84.
In the field events, sophomore Justin Jezuit also earned a top ten finish with a throw of 150'8" for a seventh place finish and a college personal record.
Coast Guard is back in action tomorrow, March 25th, at day two of the Fred Hardy Invitational.