Track & Field Teams Open Strong at Bowdoin Invitational I

Morgen Gallagher won the long jump in Bowdoin's first indoor track invitational of the season
Morgen Gallagher won the long jump in Bowdoin's first indoor track invitational of the season

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.