Middlebury

INDOOR TRACK WITH TOP PERFORMANCES AT DARTMOUTH

February 7, 2011

The Middlebury College indoor track team took part in the Dartmouth Classic, with several athletes turning in impressive performances. Junior Nick Montello (Orwell, Vt.) won the long jump event, setting a new school record with a leap of 21’1.25”. Junior Michael Schmidt (Wilmette, Ill.) was the other top male performer, winning the 3,000 in 8:39.82, while placing third in the mile (4:18.15).

            Sophomore Grace Doering (Darien, Conn.) finished second in the high jump, qualifying for the NCAA’s with a 5’6” effort. Also qualifying was junior Margo Cramer (Seattle, Wash.), who finished second in the mile with a time of 5:01.99. The women’s 4x400 relay team of senior Kaitlynn Saldanha (Scarborough, Maine) and sophomores Molly McLean (East Islip, N.Y.), Juliet Ryan-Davis (Newton, Mass.) and Sarah O’Brien (Wellesley, Mass.) won the event with a time of 4:07.80. Ryan-Davis picked up a win in the 800 (2:19.83), while senior Amanda Lee (Lincoln, Neb.) finished second in the 3,000 (10:21.19).
• Indoor track competes at Dartmouth
• Up next: 2/11 @ B.U., 2/12 @ Tufts