FAIRFAX, Va. - The Goucher College women's track & field team went up against strong competition at the George Mason Patriot Games on Saturday, as the Gophers posted several top performances.
Posting the highest finish in an event on the afternoon was sophomore Natalie Kent (Media, Pa./Strath Haven), who finished fifth in the shot put with a toss of 36 feet, 3.50 inches.
Finishing closely behind Kent in the shot put was fellow sophomore Taylor Gunter (Laurel, Md./Sand Spring Friends School), who was eighth in the event with a 34 foot, three-inch effort. Gunter was also ninth in the weight throw (39 feet, seven inches), while Kent was 11th (36 feet, 8.50 inches).
On the track, sophomore Anna Gallina (Whitehall, Pa./Whitehall) was 16th in the 200-meter dash after crossing the finish line 28.73, while fellow sophomore Victoria Wheeler (Kinnelon, N.J./Kinnelon) was 14th in the 400-meter dash in 1:11.26.
The Goucher College women's track & field team continues their indoor season on Saturday, as they head back to Susquehanna for the S.U. Challenge.