Panther track & field excels in San Diego
SAN DIEGO — The Middlebury College women’s and men’s track and field teams on Saturday each finished third out of 13 scoring teams in a meet at UC-San Diego that featured teams from all three NCAA divisions.
For the women, Tasha Greene won the 1,500 meters in 4:35.21, edging out teammates Abigail Nadler (4:35.94) and Katie Glew (4:38.13), who raced to second and third. Cassie Kearney was the runner-up in the 800 (2:13.76), while Gretchen McGrath took fourth in the 400 (58.55).
Rebecca Gorman was second in the javelin (123 feet-8 inches), and the 4×400-meter relay team of Lucy Lang, McGrath, Julia Munz and Ava O’Mara finished fourth in 3:55.52.
On the men’s side Minhaj Rahman was second in the hammer throw, breaking his own school record with a toss of 188-10.
John Natalone tied for second in the pole vault, clearing the bar at 15-7, while Nathaniel Klein finished third in the shot put (49-1).
4×400-meter relay team of Jimmy Martinez, Arden Coleman, Joshua Howard and William Robertson won in 3:17.83. The 4×100-meter relay quartet of Conrado Banky, Coleman, Matthew Durst and Nicholas Hendrix was third (42.86).
Miles Meijer placed third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 9:30.85, while Jonathan Perlman finished third in the 1,500 (3:55.69).
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