April 3, 2006

Kaitlyn Mearn Named Crusader Of The Week

April 3, 2006

WORCESTER, Mass. - Junior Kaitlyn Mearn (Milton, Mass.) has been named the Holiday Inn Express Crusader of the Week, for competition from March 27-April 2. Mearn had a strong weekend while leading the Holy Cross women's outdoor track and field team to a first place finish at the Worcester City Championship.

In Saturday's meet, Mearn won the Worcester City individual title in the 200-meter dash, placing first in a time of 27.71 seconds. She also earned a second place finish in the 100-meter dash, clocking a time of 13.76 seconds.

On the season, Mearn has the Crusaders' fastest times in both the 100-meter dash (13.71 seconds) and the 200-meter dash (27.71 seconds).

The Holy Cross women's outdoor track and field team returns to action this Saturday, April 8, when it takes part in the Wildcat Invitational, held on the campus of the University of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H.