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Smaller Squad at MTSU

Smaller Squad at MTSU

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Belmont Bruins sent a reduced squad to compete in the MTSU Invite this Saturday.

With just three weeks away from the OVC Championships, the Bruins had themselves a tuneup meet in Murfreesboro, Tenn. before they head to Birmingham for the first of three potential meets, which include the OVC Indoor Championships and the NCAA Indoor Nationals.

The Bruins participated in six events total today with their reduced squad (four events for the men and two events for the women). 

For the men's side, the primary focus for the day was on short distance running and throwing events, while for the women's side, the focus was on long distance running and throwing events.

The Bruins finished with similar results in the Women's 1 Mile Run, with sophomore Caroline Daniel leading the way for the Bruins with a 5th place finish.

In the Shot Put, freshman Maja Gustafsson finished in 5th place, sending the shot at 10.50 meters.


The Bruins will compete in one more meet prior to the OVC Indoor Championship, as they will travel to Birmingham, Ala. to compete in the Samford Open from February 8-9.


Belmont Results

1 Mile Run:

5. Caroline Daniel, Sophomore, 5:24.66

6. Gabrielle Yatauro, Senior, 5:26.60

7. Anna Arrick, Sophomore, 5:32.21

8. Lauren Denemark, Junior, 5:36.07


Shot Put:

5. Maja Gustafsson, Freshman, 10.50m