Que Named Assistant Coach For Bowdoin Track & Field Program

Que Named Assistant Coach For Bowdoin Track & Field Program

BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College Athletic Department has announced the hiring of Lara-Jane Que as assistant coach for the Polar Bear track & field program.

Que comes to Bowdoin from Smith College, where she served a two-year stint as a graduate assistant for the Pioneer track & field team while earning a Masters of Science in Exercise and Sports Studies.

Que was a four-year scholarship member of the Division I University of Rhode Island women's track & field team, specializing in hurdles, sprints, and relays and served as a team captain during her senior year. She earned First Team All-Conference honors for the Atlantic 10 and First Team All-New-England honors in both the 60-and 100-meter hurdles.  In both events, she was the Atlantic 10 Conference Champion. Que was named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll from 2009-11 and made the Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference Team.

After two years as a volunteer assistant at URI, Que joined Smith where her primary responsibility was with the sprints and hurdles while also assisting with the jumps and throws. She also aided in recruiting efforts and was involved in Smith's SCID (Sports Committee of Inclusivity and Diversity).

A native of Ridgewood, N.J., Que graduated from Rhode Island with a dual degree in psychology and studio art. She is a USA Track & Field-certified Level I Coach and also owns a USTFCCCA Strength & Conditioning Certification.