Jan 22, 2000  

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Quad Cup II
at Tufts
Medford, Mass.

Bristol Reaches National Standard In Weight Throw

MEDFORD, Mass. -- The Bates College womebn's track and field team placed fourth among five teams at a Quad Cup meet held at Tufts University. The host Jumbos won the meet (201.5), followed by Ithaca College (144), Colby College (141.5), Bates (87.5) and Smith College (34.5).

The Bobcats were led by three first-place finishes. Senior Erika Bristol (Pittsfield, Mass.) captured the 20-pound weight throw with a toss of 48 feet, 0.75 inches, qualifying her provisionally for the NCAA Division III indoor track and field championships for the second time in her career. Bristol also placed fourth in the shot put. First-year jumper Aisha Bell (St. Louis, Mo.) won the triple jump with a leap of 34 feet, 9.75 inches, setting a Tufts facility record in the process. She also qualified for the ECAC Division III championships with the leap. Bell also took third in the long jump. Rounding out the Bates winners was first-year sprinter Johie Farrar (West Paris, Maine). Farrar won the 55-meter dash in 7.76 seconds and also took second in the 200-meter dash. Bates senior Kate Burakowski (Derry, N.H.) also had a fine day, taking second in the 800 meter run and fourth in the 1,000 meters.

Tufts	201.5
Ithaca	144
Colby	141.5
Bates	 87.5
Smith	 34.5

Bates Scorers:
55m Dash: Johie Farrar, 1st, 7.76
200m Dash: Johie Farrar, 2nd, 27.12; Margaret Herrick, 7th, 29.26
800m Run: Kate Burakowsi, 2nd, 1:45.92
1,000m Run: Kate Burakowski, 4th, 3:23.70
1,500m Run: Elizabeth Wallace, 6th, 5:15.01
55m Hurdles: Jessica Caron, 8th, 10.71 seconds
4x200m Relay: Bates, 4th, 1:57.58
4x400m Relay: Bates, 3rd, 4:26.74
High Jump: Anya Belanger, T6th, 4-8
Long Jump: Aisha Bell, 6th, 15-8 1/4 
Triple Jump: Aisha Bell, 1st, 34-9 3/4; Anya Belanger, 4th, 31-11 1/4
Shot Put: Erika Bristol, 4th, 36-1 1/4; Mylissa McGann, 7th, 21-2 1/2;
	Danielle Matteau, 8th, 30-10 1/4
20-pound Weight: Erika Bristol, 1st, 48-0 3/4; Jen Winslow, 3rd,
	43-10 1/4; Danielle Matteau, 7th, 37-4 1/4; Cami Wood, 8th, 36-11

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