May 26, 2009

Middlebury College women's track athlete Kaitlynn Saldanha (Scarborough, Maine) has earned All-American honors at the NCAA Track & Field Championships hosted by Marietta College in Ohio. After earning the same honor in indoor track this winter, the sophomore repeated the feat by placing eighth in the 800 with a time of 2:18.53. Saldanha broke the Middlebury school record during her qualifying run, finishing with a time of 2:11.82.

Rookie Rebecca Fanning (Ipswich, Mass.) also competed in the 800, earning a time of 2:13.32 in her time trial. First-year athlete Margo Cramer (Seattle, Wash.) ran the 1500 in 4:38.97, while sophomore Alice Wisener (Ridgewood, N.J.) ran the 400 hurdles in 53.44. Each finished 14th in their event and did not qualify for the finals, but both earned their second best time of the season. Senior Kelley Coughlan (Port Jefferson, N.Y.) earned a 37'1.25" leap in the triple jump, but did not qualify for the finals.
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