Women: Gildersleeve Qualifies for NE D. 3 Champ in 55 Meter Dash
Men: Mavrovic & LeDuc Earn Invitations to NE D. 3 Champ in 3000 Meters
WALTHAM, Mass.--The Connecticut College track and field teams visited the Watch City of Waltham Saturday to compete in the Reggie Poyau Invitational at Brandeis University. Women's Results Men's Results
Connecticut College Head Track & Field Coach Ned Bishop reported a strong start for both teams. The women placed sixth out of eight teams with a score of 39 points, while the men finished seventh out of eight teams with a score of 32 points.
Paving the way for the women was Sara Gildersleeve. Gildersleeve posted a time of 7.57 seconds in the 55 meter dash to place fifth, earning an invitation to the New England Division Championship in the process.
She added a fourth place finish in the 200 meters with a time of 27.59 seconds.
In the 1000 meters, senior Ally Bonito placed fifth with a time of 3:17.51. Classmate Kerry Dermody took sixth place in the 3000 with a time of 10:59.89.
In the 4x800 meter relay, the Camel foursome comprised of Ally Bonito, Kerry Dermody, Heather Rochford and Lianne Swanson cruised to a second place finish in 10:43.52.
Sophomore Lauren Cameron took third place in the high jump, reaching a height of 1.43 meters. In the pole vault, Lilas Humen placed second with a height of 2.60 meters.
Junior Ali Holland took fifth place in the long jump (4.77 meters), while Christine Roundtree took sixth place in the long jump (4.70 meters).
Sam Pevar placed fourth in the shot put with a toss of 10.32 meters and earned a sixth place score in the weight throw for the Camels (9.68 meters).
The Camel men made some noise in the 3000 meter distance. Mavrovic and LeDuc had their tickets stamped to the New England Division III Championship. Mavrovic placed second in 8:39.6. LeDuc finished third in 8:46.32 with Tim Murtagh (8:57.33) and Patrick Dermody (9:00.05) following in fourth and sixth place respectively.
In the 400 meter run, sophomore Ian Rathkey posted a time of 53.89 seconds en route to a fourth place showing.
In the 4x400 meter relay, Rathkey, Ben Bajaj, Aaron Fellows and Geoff Phaneuf posted a time of 3:41.10 en route to a sixth place showing.
The Camel foursome comprised of Mavrovic, LeDuc, Doug Wright and Drew Majkut posted a time of 8:29.69 in a fourth place scoring in the 4x800 meter relay.
The Camel B Team comprised of Dermody, Matt Gitkind, Amit Kinha and Hoitt McAllister placed sixth in 9:02.39.
In the high jump, James Assif covered distance of 1.73 meters to place sixth. Alex DeShields took fifth place in the long jump (5.96 meters).
December 10, 2011