Women's Track & Field Posts Best NESCAC Finish Since 1993

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MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – The Bowdoin College women's track & field team took third place at the New England Small College Athletic Conference Championship on Saturday, its best finish at the league meet since 1998.

The Polar Bears totaled 109 points to finish behind only Williams (165) and Middlebury (145.5).

Meet Highlights

  • Bowdoin claimed two NESCAC champions at the meet: Brittney McKinley, who broke a school record in winning the 100M dash (12.03) and Sara Ory, who won the 400M hurdles (1:05.35).
  • McKinley also took second in the 200M (25.77) and was also part of Bowdoin's 4x100 meter relay team that took second overall in 49.55 along with Morgen Gallagher, Angela Wallace and Samantha Schaefer.
  • Additionally, the 4x800 meter relay squad of Delaney Bullock, Abigael Osmanski, Claire Traum and Caroline Shipley was a second-place finisher as well in a time of 9:35.17.
  • The 4x400 team of Emma Beane, Gallagher, Schaefer and Ory took third place in a time of 4:01.70. Individually, Beane took third place in the 400M (59.20)
  • In the field events, Lydia Pitts was second in the triple jump (36-8.25) while Belinda Saint Louis was third in the shot put (38-7) and Leah Matari third in the javelin (118-11).

Up Next

  • Bowdoin will compete at the New England D-III Championship next weekend at Williams College.