Jan 8, 2000  

Contact: Adam Levin
Phone: (207) 786-6411


Southern Maine Quadrangular
at Gorham, Maine


GORHAM, Maine -- Competing shorthanded in their first scoring meet of the season, the Bates women's track team took third with 110 points in a quad meet with Southern Maine (172), MIT (141) and Coast Guard (100).

The Bobcats won two events on the afternoon. First-year field hockey standout Johie Farrar (West Paris, Maine) won the 200-meter dash with a time of 27.71. Farrar also took third in the 55-meter dash in 7.80 seconds. Senior Erika Bristol (Williamstown, Mass.) took the 20-pound weight throw with a toss of 46-11 1/2, while also claiming second in the shot put.

Bates also produced two other second-place finishes, with first-year Abby Anthony (Jamestown, R.I.) taking second in the 3,000-meter run in 10:41.18, while senior Kate Burakowski (Derry, N.H.) placed second in the 1,500 (5:18.74).

1. Southern Maine	172
2. MIT	141
3. Bates	110
4. Coast Guard	100

Bates Scorers:
55m Dash: Johie Farrar, 3rd place, 7.80
200m Dash: Johie Farrar, 1st place, 27.71; Margaret Herrick, 6th place, 29.70
400m Dash: Kim Thomas, 6th place, 1:21.38
1,500m Run: Kate Burakowski, 2nd place, 5:18.74; Elizabeth Wallace, 3rd place, 5:23.84
3,000m Run: Abby Anthony, 2nd place, 10:41.18
55m Hurdles: Jessica Caron, 5th place, 9.79; Erika Bristol, 6th place, 9.92
4x400m Relay: Bates, 4th place, 4:44.79
4x800m Relay: Bates, 4th place, 11:39.44
High Jump: Anya Belanger, 2nd place, 4-10.
Long Jump: Margaret Herrick, 5th place, 13-7 1/2
Triple Jump: Anya Belanger, 3rd place, 31-3 3/4
Shot Put: Erika Bristol, 2nd place, 35-1 1/2; Mylissa McCann, 4th place, 31-10 1/4
20-Pound Weight: Erika Bristol, 1st place, 46-11 1/2; Jen Winslow,
3rd place, 42-7 1/2; Jen Strahle, 5th place, 42-1 3/4; Cami Wood, 6th place, 39-3.
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