Horowitz, Ellis Lead Men's Track and New England D-III Indoor Championship

Jacob Ellis posted the top time in the 800M
Jacob Ellis posted the top time in the 800M

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Behind several stellar performances, the Bowdoin men's track team finished sixth among 30 competing teams at the New England Division III Indoor Championship Saturday at MIT.

The Polar Bears finished with 48 points, trailing only MIT (121), Tufts (74), Williams (58) and Bates (56).

Coby Horowitz added another regional championship to his collection by earning the 3000 meter title in a time of 8:19.04. Jacob Ellis had a sensational day, placing second in the 800 meter run (1:54.19) and anchoring Bowdoin's 4x800 relay to victory with a time of 7:51.92, covering his final leg in a sizzling 1:55. He was joined by James Boeding, Christian Sleeper and Taylor Love on the winning team.

In the field events, Chris Genco earned second place in long jump (6.90 meters), while Cam Woodford led the Bowdoin throwers with a sixth-place showing in the shot put (14.48 meters) and a seventh-place finish in the weight throw (15.03 meters).

Bowdoin will return to action at the Open New England Championship hosted by Boston University next weekend.