BRUNSWICK, Maine -- The Bates women's track and field team posted four event wins and finished second among seven scoring teams at Saturday's Aloha Relays at Bowdoin.
Bowdoin won the meet with 184 points, followed by Bates (158), Colby (129), Southern Maine (81), Mount Holyoke (42), Husson (37) and St. Joseph's (18).
Bates' event winners and other top-three performances included:
- Senior Bud Arens (Weymouth, Mass.) won the 800-meter run in 2:17.07.
- First-year Isabelle Unger (Charlotte, Vt.) won the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 11:45.40.
- First-year Mary Krathwohl (Ipswich, Mass.) won the triple jump at 34-11.
- Juniors Kallie Nixon (Medfield, Mass.) and Gabby Naranja (Fort Kent, Maine) placed first and second, respectively, in the 5,000 meters, at 18:06.83 and 19:27.64.
- First-year Alexis Dickinson (Brunswick, Maine) placed second in the 100 meters at 12.74 seconds.
- Junior Abby Alexander (Harvard, Mass.) placed second in the 400 meters at 1:02.18.
- First-years Julia Fisher (Philadelphia, Pa.) and Talia Zisman (Slingerlands, N.Y.) placed second and third, respectively, in the 10,000 meters, at 41:27.64 and 41:28.20.
- First-year Melanie Ehrenberg (Rumson, N.J.) finished second in the pole vault (9-0.25).
- Bates placed a close third in a very competitive 4x100 relay race. Senior Kristen Poulin (Freeport, Maine), junior Angeleque Hartt (Bronx, N.Y.), senior Ansley Flanagan (Roxbury, Conn.) and Dickinson timed in at 50.12 seconds, behind Colby (49.53) and Bowdoin (50.03).
Bates is at the NESCAC Championships next Saturday at Tufts.