Bears Take 8th at Westfield Invite

WESTFIELD, MASS.--(3/24/12)--Emily Trudeau was the top Coast Guard finisher as she placed second in the shot put as the Bears placed eighth at the season opening Westfield State Invitational.

Trudeau had a throw of 36 feet, 6.75 inches. She also had a career-best throw of 121 feet, one inch in the hammer to place eighth.

Also for the Bears, Kyle Sutchek was fourth in the discus (116-6), Gina Caylor was fourth in the pole vault (9-6.25) and Beth Gollin was fourth in the 1,500 meters in 4:54.42.

Hannah Seeland was seventh in the hammer (123-5), Moira McNeil was seventh in the 5K in 19:45.44, Brandy Lowary was seventh in the high jump (4-9) and Abby Bishop took seventh in the 100 hurdles (16.57).

The Bears 4x400 ran of Sarah Hohenberger, Anne Schneider, Elizabeth Baumsteiger, and Rachel Deschene ran 4:28.66.