February 15, 2014

Indoor Track and Field Teams Post Top Finishes at Cupid Invitational

MEDFORD, Mass. - Members of the Bowdoin indoor track and field teams competed at the Cupid Invitational hosted by Tufts University Saturday.

Katherine Harmon led the way in the non-scoring meet that included several Division I programs, winning the weight throw by a sizable margin, tossing a distance of 15.33 meters (50-03.5 feet), winning by over a foot.

Other top finishes for the Polar Bears included Emily Clark, who was the top Division III finisher in the 200 meter dash, taking third in 26.38. Erin Silva also took third place in the pole vault with a height of 3.60 meters while Katharine Krupp placed third in the triple jump at 10.88 meters. Bowdoin's 4x800 meter relay team was the runner-up in a time of 9:49.45.

On the men's side, James Boeding was the top performer on the track for Bowdoin, taking second-place and earning the top Division III finish in the 1000 meter run (2:33.15). In the field events, Christopher Genco was second, and also the top D-III performer, in the long jump with a leap of 6.58 meters. Kevin Hoose was fourth in the 5000 meters (15:21.37), Nicholas Walker was fifth in the 3000 meters (8:41.43) and Benjamin Eisenberg was fifth in the high jump (1.83 meters). The men's 4x800 relay squad was the best for the Polar Bear men, recording a second-place finish in a time of 7:57.80, just edged by Northeastern at the line.