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Mavrovic Sets School Record in 5000 Meters at Terrier Classic Gildersleeve Sets School Mark in 200 Meters at BU

Sara Gildersleeve '15
Sara Gildersleeve '15
BOSTON, Mass.--The Connecticut College Track & Field team competed in the Terrier Classic at Boston University this weekend. Results Alex Mavrovic (Thetford Mines, Quebec) set a school record in the 5000 meters, qualifying for New England Division III, Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and the All-New England Championship with a time of 14:45.67. Sophomore Mike LeDuc (Canton, Conn.) also ran faster than the old record with his 14:48.82 in the 5000, to join his teammate in qualifying for the three aforementioned championships. The previous record of 14:53.92, set by All-American Adam Fitzgerald, had stood for more than a decade. Patrick Dermody (Erieville, N.Y.) had his ticket stamped for the New England Division III Championship with his time of 15:27.17 in the 5000 meters. In the 500 meters, Ian Rathkey (Old Lyme, Conn.) qualified for both the ECAC and New England Division III Championships with a time of 1:07.00. Junior Dan Smoot (Lexington, Mass.) set a school record in the 60 meter hurdles, posting a time of 9.71 seconds for the Camels. Sara Gildersleeve (Sharon, Mass.) paced the Camel women by setting a school record with a time of 26.66 seconds in the 200 meters. The previous record was held by Assistant Coach Lori Kessel Allegra. Gildersleeve qualified for both the New England Division III and ECAC Championships with the performance. Junior Sarah Matthews (Westwood, Mass.) will join Gildersleeve at the ECAC and New England Division III Championships. Matthews nearly broke a school record she had previously set in the 500 meters with a time of 1:20.45. In the 1000 meters, Kim Bolick (Hopkinton, Mass.) had her ticket stamped for the New England Division III Championship with a time of 3:08.58. Samantha Pevear (Somersworth, N.H.) set a personal record in the weight throw, covering a distance of 38 feet even in another strong showing for the Camels.

January 28, 2012

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