Bowdoin College Quad Cup III
WOMEN'S TRACK PLACES FOURTH AT BOWDOIN
BRUNSWICK, Maine -- Four different Bates College athletes scored in multpile events as the Bobcats placed fourth of five teams at the Bowdoin College Quad Cup Meet. The host Polar Bears defeated Tufts by the slimmest of margins, 162-161.5. Springfield place third with 142.5 points, followed by the Bobcats at 69 and Rhode Island College at 58.
Leading the way for the Bocbats was sophomore Anya Belanger (Milbridge, Maine), who won the triple jump with a leap of 33 feet, 9.5 inches. Belanger also placed 4th in the high jump at four feet, 10 inches. First-year distance runner Elizabeth Wallace (Winthrop, Mass.) had Bates' only second place finish of the day in the 1,000-meter run. Other multiple scorers for the Bobcats were first-year sprinter Johie Farrar (West Paris, Maine), who took fourth place in the 55-meter dash and in the 400; senior Kate Burakowski (Derry, N.H.) who was third in the 800 and fourth in the 1,600-meter run. Senior thrower Erika Bristol (Pittsfield, Mass.) rounded out the multiple scorers by placing third in the 20-pound weight and fifth in the shot put.
The Bobcats will host their only home meet of the season next week, with Southern Maine, Rhode Island College and Umass-Dartmouth coming to town.
TEAM SCORES: 1. BOWDOIN COLLEGE, 162 2. TUFTS UNIVERSITY, 161.50 3. SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE, 142.50 4. BATES COLLEGE, 69 5. RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE, 58. 55 METER DASH: Johie Farrar, 4th, 7.89 400 METER RUN: Johie Farrar, 4th, 1:02.94 800 METER RUN: Kate Burakowski, 3rd, 2:28.70; 1,000 METER RUN: Elizabeth Wallace, 2nd, 3:12.91 1,600 METER RUN: Kate Burakowski, 4th, 5:23.84 55 METER HIGH HURDLES: Jessica Caron, 4th, 9.64 4X800 METER RELAY: BATES , 4th, 10:51.60. HIGH JUMP: Anya Belanger, 4th, 4-10 (1.47m) TRIPLE JUMP: Anya Belanger, 1st place, 33-09.50 (10.30m); Aisha Bell, 5th, 32-07.50 (9.94m) SHOT PUT: Erika Bristol, 5th, 11.04m (36-02.75); Mylissa McGann, 8th, 9.60m (31-06) WEIGHT THROW: Erika Bristol, 3rd, 14.50m (47-07); Jennifer Winslow, 5th, 12.81m (42-00.50); Cameron Wood, 7th, 12.00m (39-04.50); Jennifer Strahle, 8th, 11.86m (38-11)