April 24, 2018--Rachel Finn and Kayla Barnes earned Northeast Conference weekly awards, announced today by the conference. Finn captured the NEC Women's Field Athlete of the Week honors while Barnes was named the NEC Rookie of the Week.
Finn earned her second NEC weekly honor this season after breaking the Mount's school record in the pole vault on Friday. A sophomore, Finn cleared 3.82m (12' 6.25") to take home first place in the Mount's dual meet with Saint Francis U in the First Annual Catholic Classic. Finn broke Elissa Ingram's previous mark of 3.81m (12' 6") set in 2013 at the ECAC Championships.
Barnes captured wins in both the 100m and 200m at the Catholic Classic on Friday. She had a time of 11.89 seconds in the 100m and followed with a mark of 24.28 in the 200m. She also was part of the Mount's winning 4x100m relay team that posted an ECAC qualifying time of 41.12. Barnes has won NEC Rookie of the Week honors four times this outdoor season.
Both Finn and Barnes will be competing at the Penn Relays this week.