April 20, 2013

Women's Track Claims Victory at 25th Annual Aloha Relays

BRUNSWICK, Maine- The Bowdoin College women's track and field team finished first at the 25th annual Aloha Relays Saturday at Magee-Samuelson Track.

Bowdoin outpaced the competition with 184 points. The other participating schools were Bates (158), Colby (129), USM (81), Mt. Holyoke (42), Husson (37), and St. Joseph's. (Final scores are incorrect on results link)

The Polar Bears had 11 different first place finishes coming from ten different individuals and one relay. Brenna Fischer captured first in the 10000 (40:03.63), while Camille Wasinger did the same in the 1500 (4:48.40). At the 400 meter distance, Morgan Browning (1:01.19) won the dash and Emily Clark (1:04.92) took the hurdles. Addison Carvajal nearly swept every event in the heptathlon to finish first with 3966 points.  Bowdoin's 4x800 relay consisting of Maggie Bryan, Ally Fulton, Carolyn Veilleux, and Wasinger, finished in first as well (9:51.93).

Erin Silva continued her successful season at pole vault, clearing 3.25 m. At high jump, Hayleigh Kein's height of 1.55 m was also unbeatable. Michele Kaugman's first jump of 5.28 m was beyond the reach of her competition.  For the throwers, Randi London secured a first place finish with a shot put of 11.62 m, while Katherine Harmon's hammer throw of 50.74 m was well over a meter further than the second place finisher.

Bowdoin will travel to Tufts on April 27 for the NESCAC Championships.