Troise Sisters, Bynum Shine at Corsair Classic

Gabrielle Troise
Gabrielle Troise

DARTMOUTH, Mass. - Juniors Gabrielle and Alexia Troise combined for 41 points as the Coast Guard Women's track and field team competed at the Corsair Classic hosted by UMass Dartmouth.

The Bears finished in fourth place with 103.5 points while Trinity won the meet with 135 points.

Gabrielle Troise won the hammer throw (139-09), came second in the shot put (38-05) and third in the discus (116-07). Her hammer throw is currently fourth in Division III New England while her discus throw is 10th. 

Sister Alexia Troise was first in the discus (124-07) and second in the hammer (139-09). Her hammer throw is sixth in DIII New England while she is seventh in the discus.

Between the two Troise sisters they combine to hold five school records between the indoor and outdoor track and field teams.

Senior Caitlin Piker was the only person to score in the throws for the Bears as she finished in third place with a throw of 125-11.

Sophomore Kristina Bynum won the long jump with a distance of 17-00.75 which moves her into 10th place in DIII New England. With that jump she is just two inches off the school record set by Lindsey Gillick in 1998. 

Freshman Hollis Roush followed up Bynum with a third place finish in the long jump (14-08) along with a fourth place finish in the high jump (4-10.5) and a sixth place finish in the 100 hurdles (17.36).

Freshman Adora Lawrence earned a second place finish in the 1500 crossing the line in 5:04.00 for a second place finish.

Freshman Anna Beck had two top five finishes on the day as she was fourth in the 200 (26.60) and fifth in the 100 (13.13).

Wrapping up the scoring for Coast Guard was sophomore Madeline Colwell in the 400 (1:01.28 - 4th), junior Alexandra Cobb (1:13.07 - 4th), junior Rachel Burchill in the 5K (19:15.75 - 5th) and freshman Mary Sims in the 100 hurdles (17.39 - 7th).

The Bears are back in action this Wednesday, April 5th, when they travel to Kings Point to take on arch rival Merchant Marine.

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