Track & Field Teams Open Strong at Bowdoin Invitational I

John Pietro was a two-event winner for the Polar Bears at the season-opening Bowdoin Invitational I
John Pietro was a two-event winner for the Polar Bears at the season-opening Bowdoin Invitational I

BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's and women's indoor track & field teams enjoyed a successful season-opening Bowdoin Invitational I on Saturday at Farley Field House.

The Polar Bear men came away with a first-place finish in the meet while the Polar Bear women took second place overall in the seven-team field.

Team Scores
Men: 1. Bowdoin (213), 2. WPI (188), 3. Conn. College (63), 4. RIC (44), 5. Husson (23), 6. Wheaton (12), 7. St. Joseph's (8)
Women: 1. WPI (178), 2. Bowdoin (158), 3. Wheaton (84.5), 4. Conn. College (64), 5. RIC (51), 6. Husson (39.5), 7. St. Joseph's (9)

Full Results:
http://athletics.bowdoin.edu/sports/mtrack/2017-18/files/2018_Bowdoin_Invitational_-1_Results.htm

Women's Meet Highlights

Men's Meet Highlights

  • Bowdoin's depth and performance in the field events led the way to the team victory in the men's meet.
  • John Pietro was a double-winner for the Polar Bears, claiming the shot put (16.18m) and the weight throw (16.05m)
  • John Kennealy won the 800M run (1:59.39) while Sean McDonald led a 1-2-3 finish for Bowdoin in the 3000M (8:46.57).
  • Brian Greenberg won the triple jump (14.65m) and took second in the long jump (6.66m).

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears will return to action again next weekend at the Bowdoin Invitational II at Farley Field House.