March 28, 2012

UMW's Raulston, Marino Named CAC Players of the Week

WOMEN’S TENNIS
        Mary Washington sophomore LINDSAY RAULSTON (Franklin, Va./Southampton Academy) was named CAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week after wins in all three team matches last week against nationally-ranked opponents.  Raulston, who plays the No. 1 position for the 22nd-ranked Eagles, won in straight sets against 19th-ranked Wellesley, 15th-ranked University of the South and needed a tiebreaker to gain UMW’s lone point against 5th-ranked Carnegie Mellon.  For the season, Raulston boasts a 13-1 singles record.


MEN’S TRACK & FIELD
        Mary Washington senior CHRIS MARINO (Portland, Conn./Portland) and York sophomore MARCUS BAILEY (Piscatawayk, N.J./Piscataway) were selected as the CAC Track & Field Athletes of the Week for March 27, 2012.
        Marino was named the CAC Men’s Track Athlete of the Week after winning the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:57.70) and finishing second in the 3,000-meter run (9:31.93) at the UMW Battlegrown Relays.
        Bailey was named the CAC Men’s Field Athlete of the Week after finishing second in the discus at the West Chester Golden Ram Invitational.  Bailey’s toss of 41.22 meters trailed only Quintin Forbes of NCAA Division I Delaware State in the 32-participant event.