Bears Have Successful Day at Triangle Classic

Bears Have Successful Day at Triangle Classic

Springfield, Mass.-- Leilani Salang threw a career best 15.37m (50' 5.25"), taking first place overall in the weight throw as Coast Guard women's track and field competed at the Triangle Classic at Springfield College.

Salang finished finished in second place overall in the shot put at 11:58m (38'0"). Sophomore Mia Huncharek finished third overall in the 1000m with a time of 3:11.28. Classmate Emma Sims completed the 3000m in fourth place at 10:59.09.

Freshman Nayalina Tamariz finished second overall in the 5000m with a time of 19:15.27. Junior Mary Sims and Katelynn Lane finished back-to-back in the 60m hurdles at 9.90 and 10.00.

Kristina Bynum had a personal all-time indoor best in the long jump at 5.18m (17' 0")

The Bears are back in action at the Division III New England Championships at Bowdoin next Friday and Saturday, February 22 and 23.