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