Teams: Women's Track & Field: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS NIP MIDDLEBURY FOR RUNNER-UP AT NESCAC CHAMPIONSHIPS
WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD RESULTS
Saturday, April 26, 2008
At Clinton, NY
CLINTON, N.Y. -- Led by sophomore Logan Crane
(Portland, ME), the Tufts University women's outdoor track & field
team 120 points at the 2008 NESCAC Championships hosted by Hamilton
College on Saturday to take second place at the meet. Tufts was half a
point in front of Middlebury College, which finished third with a 119.6
score. Williams College won the title with 160.5 points.
Carne won two events and was second in another to lead the Jumbo
effort. She led a 1-2 Tufts finish in the long jump with a distance of
5.32m (17'5"). Senior teammate Jenna Weir (New York, NY) was
behind Crane with a 5.16m best (16'11"). Crane was also NESCAC's fastest
in the 100 meters, running a time of 12.32 seconds in the finals. She
piled second-place points in the 200 meters on to her contribution for
the day with a time of 25.52 seconds.
The two victories by Crane were the only conference titles for the
Jumbos, highlighting the overall team performance it took to place
second. The Jumbos earned four second-place finishes overall. Senior
co-captain Cat Beck (Brookline, NH), who had a whirlwind few days
after running at the Penn Relays on Thursday night, was second in the
800 meters (2:15.03). Andrea Caruth (Vauxhall, NJ) had the team's
top finish by a first-year with a excellent 64.59 time in the 400 meter
hurdles. The 4x100 relay was also a runner up in 49.04 seconds.
Third-place points came from the high jump, triple jump and 1,500
meters. Senior Joyce Uang's (Medford, MA) best effort of 5'1"
(1.55m) in the high jump, a 36'6 3/4" (11.14m) long jump from first-year
Kanku Kabongo (Abington, MA) and senior Katy O'Brien's (North
Easton, MA) 4:36.22 run in the 1,500 meters were all third at the
Senior co-captain Kaleigh Fitzpatrick (Lynnfield, MA) and
first-year Sarah Nolet (Los Altos, CA) were both double scorers
for the Jumbos. Fitzpatrick was fifth in the long jump and sixth in the
400 meters, while Nolet was fifth in the javelin throw and sixth in the
The Jumbos compete at the New England Division 3 Championships hosted
by Coast Guard next weekend.