Track & Field Hosts Loaded Field at Bowdoin Invitational II

Samantha Schaefer won the 60M dash at the Bowdoin Invitational II
Samantha Schaefer won the 60M dash at the Bowdoin Invitational II

BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Bowdoin College women's track team took second and the men took fifth at the Bowdoin Invitational II hosted at Farley Field House on Sunday.

Women's Team Scores: 1. MIT (170), 2. Bowdoin (131), 3. Tufts (129.5), 4. Brandeis (71), 5. Merrimack (47.5), Southern Maine (37)

Men's Team Scores: 1. MIT (206), 2. Tufts (101), 3. Southern Maine (81), 4. Merrimack (73), 5. Bowdoin (62), 6. Brandeis (32)

Complete Results

Women's Meet Highlights

  • The women's team posted five first-place finishes in a highly-competitive field.
  • Samantha Schaefer won the 60M dash in 7.97 seconds while Morgan Gallagher claimed the 200 dash in 26.34.
  • Emma Beane took the 400 dash with 1:00.64 and Caroline Shipley won the Mile with a time of 5:03.96.
  • In the field events, Serena Jonas in the long jump with 16' 11.5"

Men's Meet Highlights

  • Dylan Welch took second place for Bowdoin in the 800M (1:59.37) and Alec Ferguson-Hull was runner-up in the 3000 (8:55.30)
  • Jared Prior placed third in the long jump with a distance of 21' 6", just ahead of Mason Freeman who posted a 21' 1.25"
  • Freeman also took fourth in the 60M dash in 7.18 seconds while Soren Birkeland placed fourth the 400M (52.61)

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears will host their third invitational in as many weeks next Saturday as they compete in the Bowdoin Invitational III at Farley Field House on January 26 at 1:00 p.m.