Williams Earns 2008 Men's & Women's Track & Field Championships

Courtesy Hamilton Sports Information

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CLINTON, N.Y. - Williams College won both the Men's and Women's titles at the 2008 NESCAC Track & Field Championships hosted by Hamilton College at the Pritchard Track & Field complex. On the Women's Side, Williams claimed first with 160.5 points, while Tufts (120) edged Middlebury (119.5) for second. The Ephs beat out the Jumbos by a 195-183 score.

Junior Deividas Seferis helped lead the Williams men to victory with wins in the 200- and 400-meter dash. Williams swept the three relay events and its 400-meter relay set meet and facility records with a time of 41.68 seconds. Hamilton College sophomore Peter Kosgei broke meet and facility records in the 800- and 1,500-meter run with times of 1:50.62 and 3:51.41, respectively. Bates College senior Noah Gauthier finished first in the shot put and the hammer throw. Wesleyan University senior Sam Grover established meet and facility records in the triple jump with a mark of 14.54 meters.

Senior Caroline Plitt helped carry the Williams women to victory with wins in the 200 and 400 meters. Plitt's time of 24.95 seconds in the 200 set meet and facility records. Williams won all three relay events. Sophomore Logan Crane was a double-winner for Tufts University. Crane finished first in the long jump with a mark of 5.32 meters and sprinted to a title in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.32 seconds. Colby College's senior Anna King broke her own meet record and set a facility record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 10:34.65.

 

Women Final Standings     Men Final Standings  
1. Williams 160.5    
  1. Williams 195
2. Tufts 120   2. Tufts 183
3. Middlebury 119.5   3. Bates 84.5
4. Amherst 74.5   4. Wesleyan 67
5. Colby 71.5   5. Trinity 54
6. Bowdoin 66   6. Hamilton 49
7. Bates 62   7. Middlebury 44
8. Wesleyan 53   8. Bowdoin 40
9. Hamilton 48   9. Amherst 39
10. Trinity 34   10. Colby   32.5
11. Connecticut College   10   11. Connecticut College 
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