Macaluso Takes First Place in Long Jump

Macaluso Takes First Place in Long Jump

Cooney Places Fourth in Weight Throw, Sixth in Shot Put 

Jan. 26, 2008

ANNVILLE, Pa. - Goucher's Dana Macaluso (Huntington, NY/Huntington) was the top performer in the long jump at today's Lebanon Valley Indoor Invitational.

Macaluso's best jump was 15-feet, 7-inches, giving the freshman first place over Delilah Ruiz from Messiah by one inch.

Macaluso also placed third in the 200-meter dash as she crossed the finish line in :29.05(c).

Another Goucher freshman placed among the leaders in a pair of weight events: Abby Cooney (Holden, MA/Wachusett Regional) was fourth in the weight throw (31-feet, 1-inch) and sixth in the shot put (27-feet, 8.25-inches).

J. Fraley Coles (The Plains, VA/Highland School) placed sixth in the 5,000-meter run, completing the event in 21:06.25. She also ran the final leg on Goucher's 4 x 800-meter relay team that captured third place with its time of 11:34.20. The other runners on the 4 x 800 were Becky Foner (Cape Elizabeth, ME/Cape Elizabeth), Kate Young (Ithaca, NY/Ithaca) and Hannah Southworth (Madbury, NH/Oyster River).

There was no team scoring.