Silva Breaks Pole Vault Mark as Track Competes at Open New England's

Silva Breaks Pole Vault Mark as Track Competes at Open New England's
Addison Carvajal was seventh in the heptathlon

EASTON, Mass. - A trio of school records fell as the Bowdoin outdoor track and field teams competed at the Open New England Championship hosted by Stonehill this weekend.

In a meet that included several Division I squads, Bowdoin's Erin Silva, Coby Horowitz and James Boeding all established new school standards.

Silva reached a height of 3.65 meters to place fourth overall in the pole vault, breaking her own school mark.

Horowitz was the runner-up in the 5000 meters, posting a time of 14:27.45 in his first attempt in the event this spring, breaking the former school record of 14:33.91 set by Peter Duyan '00.

Boeding posted a time of 9:14.12 in the 3000 meter steeplechase, taking fourth place in the race. He edged the mark of 9:16.98 formerly owned by Pat Hughes '05.

Other strong finishes by Bowdoin athletes at the meet included Jacob Ellis' sixth-place showing in the 800 meter run (1:51.57), Addison Carvajal's seventh-place finish in the heptathlon (4218 points) and Katherine Harmon's eighth-place showing in the hammer throw (47.57 meters).