April 19, 2010

The Panther track and field team saw its invitational meet cancelled over the weekend, but Middlebury did host the decathlon and heptathlon events. Sophomore Julia Sisson (Omaha, Neb.) won the women's heptathlon with 3210 points, while junior Adam Dede (West Chester, Ohio) captured the decathlon with 5097 points.

            Other athletes headed to a meet at Princeton, attempting to gain NCAA qualifying times. Senior Michael Waters (Bedford, Mass.) broke the school record in the 1500, finishing with a time of 3:55.24. Four athletes did achieve provisional NCAA qualifying times, including first-year racer John Davies (Grosse Pointe, Mich.) in the steeplechase with a time of 9:20.24. Junior Amanda Lee (Lincoln, Neb.) also qualified in the event with a time of 11:09.23. Sophomore Margo Cramer (Seattle, Wash.) qualified in the 1500 (4:35.02) as did sophomore Michael Schmidt (Wilmette, Ill.) in the 5000.

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• Up next: 4/24 @ NESCAC Championship (Tufts)