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Cards Place 7th at Coast Guard as Steph O'Brien '08 and Lynn Edmonds '11 are Individual Winners

Steph O'Brien '08 and Lynn Edmonds '11

With a clocking of 4:57.06 in the 1500m event at the Coast Guard Invitational Sat., April 5, Steph O'Brien '08 (photo) won the event, followed by Liz Wheatley '09 in second (4:57.54) and Hannah Hastings '08 in fifth (5:02.65). This event accounted for 22 of Wesleyan's 64-point total, good for seventh place among 12 competing teams. Lynn Edmonds '11 (photo insert upper left) had two outstanding efforts, winning the 400m race (:59.85) and coming in second in the 200m dash (:26.71), good for 18 team points. Sokki Chham '11 also had a second-place finish, leaping 17-2 in the long jump. Wesleyan had five additional top-eight finishes which garnered points for the Cardinals. The next outing for the squad comes up on Sat., April 12 when the team hosts its only meet of the campaign, the annual Swanson Invitational.