Panther track and field excels at Amherst

AMHERST — The Middlebury College men’s and women’s track and field teams each finished second in a meet hosted by Amherst on Saturday. The Panther women earned 90 points, trailing only Wheaton’s 94 points, while the men’s 100.5 points trailed only host Amherst’s 152. 
The women shone in the field events, collecting a host of top finishes. Kreager Taber won the pole vault, clearing a height of 11 feet-1.75 inches, while Alex Cook took top honors in the long jump with a leap of 18-1. Helene Rowland had the winning toss of 37-6.75 in the shot put, while Emily Ray won the discus (106-0), and Rebecca Gorman won the javelin (138-7).
On the track Lucy Lang won the 800-meter run in 2:19.86 seconds.
For the men, Nicholas Hendrix won the 200 in 22.01, while Jonathan Fisher won the 400 hurdles in 56.87.
Minhaj Rahman won the hammer throw (182-11), Zack Sieb prevailed in the discus (138-11), and Nathaniel Klein took the shot put (48-0.75).

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