Linfield College faced an unprecedented amount of home sporting events on Saturday requiring the athletic training program to be all hands-on-deck.
More than 170 athletes stepped foot onto Linfield College’s athletics compounds on Saturday. With a home softball, baseball, lacrosse games, women’s tennis match, and track and field Linfield athletics department were all hands-on deck. The school tagged line the day as a “spring block party.”
All the sports were active during the day except the lacrosse game that was at 6 p.m. because it shares a field with track and field.
The athletic training department had eleven of its students stationed across the campus at the different venues. Junior Mary Cait Moriarty were one of the five students assigned to work the track and field meet. Fourteen colleges and number of non-collegiate clubs and unaffiliated competitors crowded Maxwell field and the back-throwing fields.
Moriarty’s day began at 8 a.m. in the training center and would not end until 4 p.m. until the track and field meet concludes.