April 26, 2014

Silva Wins NESCAC Championship in Pole Vault as Women's Track Places Fifth

WATERVILLE, Maine - Pole vaulter Erin Silva won the NESCAC Championship to lead the Bowdoin College women's track & field team at the conference meet Saturday at Colby. The women's team finished in fifth place overall with 72 total points.

Silva claimed the conference crown with a meet-record height of 3.65 meters. It is the first NESCAC crown for the junior, who already owns every pole vaulting record in program history. Other strong performances on the women's side included Addison Carvajal, who was fourth in the high jump (1.57 meters), fourth in the long jump (5.30 meters). Katharine Krupp was second in the triple jump (11.26 meters)
 
Bowdoin had an oustanding day in the throws as Anna Prohl (37.26 meters) and Katherine Harmon (34.47 meters) went 2-3 in the discus and Pamela Zabala placed third in the shot put (11.28 meters). Harmon also took second place in the hammer throw with a toss of 51.77 meters while Ellen Masalasky placed third in the javelin (38.26 meters).

The women's 4x800 meter relay team of Carvajal, Camille Wasinger, Demi Feder and Meghan Bellerose placed third in 9:31.27, just a second off the winning pace.