W&L Women's Track and Field in Action at VMI Winter Relays

W&L Women's Track and Field in Action at VMI Winter Relays

LEXINGTON, Va. — The Washington and Lee women's track and field team competed against Division I, II and III teams on day one of the Winter Relays hosted by VMI on Friday.

Highlights From the Meet

  • Sophomore Katie Bearup (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley) placed ninth in the 5,000m with an indoor personal-best time of 18:56.95. Senior Rachel Steffen (Coronado, Calif./Coronado) was 14th (19:17.59) in the event, and first-year Maddie Hoaglund (Hoover, Ala./Westminster School at Oak Mountain) finished 22nd (20:15.34).
  • First-year Bella Fucigna (Hobe Sound, Fla./The Pine School) claimed 14th in the pole vault with a leap of 2.85m (9'4.25").
  • Sophomore Erin McFall (Falls Church, Va./George Mason) registered a personal-best mark in the weight throw at 7.24m (23'9.25").

Top 25 Finishes
Sophomore Katie Bearup (9th) – 5,000m (18:56.95)
First-year Bella Fucigna (14th) – Pole Vault (2.85m [9'4.25"])
Senior Rachel Steffen (14th) – 5,000m (19:17.59)
First-year Maddie Hoaglund (22nd) – 5,000m (20:15.34)
Sophomore Alexa Castellana (23rd) – Triple Jump (9.50m [31'2.00"])

New Personal Bests
First-year Erin McFall – Weight Throw (7.24m {23'9.25"])
Katie Bearup – 5,000m (18:56.95 – Indoor PR)

Up Next
The Generals will finish up competition at the VMI Winter Relays on Saturday.

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