INDOOR TRACK BREAKS SCHOOL MARKS
February 14, 2011
The Middlebury College indoor track teams took part in meets hosted by Boston University and Tufts University over the weekend. Four different NCAA qualifying standards were met, while five school records were broken.
At B.U., junior Margo Cramer (Seattle, Wash.), qualified for the NCAA’s in the 800, earning a time of 2:12.95. Also qualifying and setting a school record with a time of 11:58.14 were the DMR team of Cramer, senior Kaitlynn Saldanha (Scarborough, Maine), sophomore Juliet Ryan-Davis (Newton, Mass.) and rookie Katie Rominger (Brooklyn, N.Y.). Sophomore Grace Doering (Darien, Conn.) also turned in an impressive performance, finishing in a second place tie in the high jump with a 5’6” effort, an NCAA standard.
Junior Michael Schmidt (Wilmette, Ill.) qualified for the NCAA’s and set a new school record in the 5,000, placing 10th with a time of 14:29. Also breaking a school record was rookie Bryan Holtzman (Sudbury, Mass.), who did so in the 200 with a time of 22.80. The men’s DMR relay team of Schmidt, senior Addison Godine (Milton, Mass.), sophomore John Davies (Grosse Pointe, Mich.) and rookie Peter Hetzler (Rumson, N.J.) set a new school record and qualified for the NCAA’s with a time of 9:57.49, placing seventh. Davies also broke a school mark, setting a new record with a time of 8:31.44 in the 3,000.
At Tufts, junior Nick Montello (Orwell, Vt.) broke his own recently-set school record with a leap of 21’4.75” in the long jump, while sophomore Anthony Lee (Plainsboro, N.J.) won the 3,000 in 8:46.18.
Senior Amanda Lee (Lincoln, Neb.) earned a win in the mile with a time of 5:20.92, while classmate Allison Astolfi (Merrimack, N.H.) won the long jump (16’3.25”).
• Indoor track competes at B.U./Tufts\
• Up next: 2/18-19 @ N.E.’s (Springfield)