NORTHAMPTON, Mass. - Coast Guard put four finishers in the top ten on their way to a season opening victory at the Smith Invitational.
The Bears scored 43 points for a comfortable win over host Smith who had 89 points.
Junior Rachel Burchill and senior Jennifer Haley led the way for the Bears crossing the line in fifth (20:51.7) and sixth place (20:56.5).
Two freshman were the next finishers for Coast Guard as Kirsten Carson and Olivia Koneci ran 21:00.9 and 21:08.00 for eighth and ninth place.
Sophomore Garrett Morgan crossed the line in 15th place (21:39.4) while freshman Olivia Suski finished in 22nd place (22:00.8).
Finishing out the top seven was junior Maral Toukhanian ran 22:40.7 and crossed the line in 42nd place.
Coast Guard is back in action next weekend when they travel North for UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday, September 17th.