First-Year Athletes Highlight Spring Opener for Gophers

First-Year Athletes Highlight Spring Opener for Gophers

FREDERICKSBURG, VA – The Goucher College men's track & field team opened its outdoor season at the Mary Washington Opener on Saturday in Fredericksburg, VA.

The Gopher's day was highlighted by first-year athletes coming up big in their first outdoor meets of their career.

Goucher's Top Performers:

  • Freshman Darby Bauer (Perkiomenville, PA) wasted no time making his way into the record books at Goucher, throwing 33.77m in the discus throw, marking the ninth best throw in school history. He finished seventh overall in the event.
  • Fellow freshman Ogemdi Chukwu (Paris, France) finished fourth in the 100m dash with a time of 11.87.
  • Junior captain, Kyle Kihn (Boulder, CO) had a top-ten finish, placing sixth in the long jump with a score of 4.66m.

Next Up:

The Goucher men's track & field team returns to Towson, MD to host the Goucher College Track & Field Classic next weekend.