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April 11, 2009

Women's track dominates jumps at Colby tri-meet

Alexander

Marino

Godek

Carleton

L. Smith

Schleck

Piers

Tobin

Istratii

WATERVILLE, Maine -- The Bates College women's track and field team had a strong showing Saturday in a tri-meet at Colby College with MIT. The Bobcats placed third with 105 points, behind MIT (161) and Colby (154).

Event winners for Bates were senior Izzy Alexander (Harvard, Mass.), who won the long jump at 15-09.00, and senior Jen Marino (Methuen, Mass.), who won the triple jump (33-06.75).

Other top three performances were registered by: Alexander, who was second in the 400-meter hurdles (1:03.69), Sarah Ellen Godek (Gilford, N.H.), who was second in both the hammer throw (134-05) and the shot put (36-09.50); Laura Smith (Boulder, Colo.), who was third in the hammer throw (132-08); Megan Schleck (Mendota Heights, Minn.), who was third in the high jump (4-07.00); first-year Taylor Piers (Falmouth, Maine), who was second in the long jump (15-08.75); first-year Tina Tobin (Lowell, Mass.), who was third in the 100-meter hurdles (16.11); first-year Romina Istratii (Athens, Greece), who was third in the 100-meter dash (13.84); and first-year Elizabeth Carleton (Westborough, Mass.), who was third in both the long jump (15-07.00) and the 400-meter dash (1:04.64).

Bates will next compete at the Aloha Relays at Bowdoin April 17-18.

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