Track Teams Open Season With Home Invitational

Claire Traum won the 1000M run for Bowdoin on Saturday
Claire Traum won the 1000M run for Bowdoin on Saturday

BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Bowdoin College indoor track & field teams got their season underway at the Bowdoin Invitational on Saturday at Farley Field House.  

The Bowdoin women totaled 176 points to easily out-pace second-place WPI (146) in a nine-team field while the Polar Bear men placed second with 148 points, trailing only WPI (216) in the men's nin-team meet.

Women's Meet Highlights

  • First year Serena Jonas won the Pentathlon, scoring 3001 points meeting the qualifying standard for the New England Division III championship along with Stephanie Mueller (2731).
  • First year Lydia Pitts won the women's triple jump (36' 9") while Sara Ory claimed the 600M (1:41.53).
  • Bowdoin also got wins in the 800M from Eliza Jevon (2:27.45), Claire Traum in the 1000M (3:03.74) Caroline Shipley in the 3000M (10:25.67) and Anne McKee in the 5000M (19:23.21).
  • Belinda Saint Louis claimed the shot put with a toss of 37' 6"

Men's Meet Highlights

  • Reid Brawer won the long jump (21'8") and the triple jump (43'2.5") for the Polar Bears.
  • First-year Mason Freeman took the high jump (6'2.75") and Michael Donovan placed first in the shot put (45'1.75")
  • Stevie Upton won the 400M for Bowdoin in 52.9 seconds while Dylan Welch won the 1000M in 2:35.40.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin will return to action on Saturday, January 19 with the Bowdoin Invitational II. The meet will be carried live on the Northeast Sports Network.