Indoor Track Finishes with Six Top Spots at Wesleyan Invitational

January 26, 2002 

MIDDLETOWN, CT - The Amherst College women's indoor track team won four individual events while the men took home two top finishes at the Wesleyan Invitational Saturday afternoon. 

Amherst's women place first individually in different events: junior Kate Hamill (New York, NY) in the 800-meter run; sophomore Alyson Venti (Newton, MA) in the 1000-meter; first-year Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) in the 1500-meter; and the 4x800-meter relay team. Junior Laurel Kilgour (Clifton Park, NY) placed second in the 600-meter run, while sophomore Helen Dole (Shelburne Falls, MA) followed suit in the 800-meter. Senior Anne Perez (Chappaqua, NY) took home second place in the 100-meter, while seniors Molly Burnett (Norwich, CT) and Diana Rancourt (Lunenberg, NY) placed second and third, respectively, in the 1500-meter. 

In women's field competition, Jeff first-year Lee-Jay Henry (Springfield, MA) placed second and fourth in the triple and long jumps, while junior Alison Stahl (Amston, CT) finished fourteenth in the long jump. 

In men's action, sophomore John Stanton-Geddes (Glendale, MO) grabbed the top spot in the 1000-meter run, while the Amherst 4x800 relay team also knotched a victory. First-year Jack Morgan (Las Vegas, NV) and senior Jacob Cooper (Hastings on Hudson, NY) placed second and sixth, respectively, in the 600-meter. David Molina grabbed second place in the 800-meter. Rusty Ryan also claimed second in the 3000. 

Both the men and the women's squads will be back in action at Tufts University Saturday, February 2nd at 9 a.m. 

Amherst Women's Top Finishers: 

200-meter run 
14) Amie Shei - 28.46 
20) Laurel Kilgour - 29.36 

400-meter run 
3) Amie Shei 

600-meter run 
2) Laurel Kilgour - 1:42.77 

800-meter run 
1) Kate Hamill - 2:24.45 
2) Helen Dole - 2:30.11 
7) Alison Rodriquez - 2:33.50 

1000-meter run 
1) Alyson Venti - 3:07.28 
2) Anne Perez - 3:10.15 

1500-meter run 
1) Carter Hamill - 4:51.42 
2) Molly Burnett - 4:59.49 
3) Diana Rancourt - 5:02.55 

3000-meter run 
3) Rebecca Woo - 10:50.03 
4) Cecliy Brewer - 10:57.18 
5) Emily Lobsenz - 10:58.33 
6) Alison Dimon - 11:03.49 

5000-meter run 
3) Erinn White - 18:49.04 
4) Sarah Degraaf - 18:55.90 

4x400-meter relay 
3) Amherst College - 4:10.70 

4x800-meter relay 
1) Amherst College - 9:53.08 

Long Jump 
4) Lee-Jay Henry - 4.91 m 
14) Alison Stahl - 4.20 m 

Triple jump 
2) Lee-Jay Henry - 10.81 m 

Amherst Men's Top Finishers: 

55-meter run 
6) Jay Wagstaff - 6.87 

200-meter run 
6) Janak Chandrasoma - 23.70 
12) Nathaniel Mahlberg - 24.18 

400-meter run 
4) Janak Chandrasoma - 52.01 
15) Phil Jones - 53.79 

600-meter run 
2) Jack Morgan - 1:26.23 
6) Jacob Cooper - 1:27.16 
8) Jamal Aaron - 1:27.90 

800-meter run 
2) David Molina - 1:59.41 
9) Andrew Schneider - 2:04.16 

1000-meter run 
1) John Stanton-Geddes - 2:32.77 
8) Zeke Phillips - 2:45.83 

1500-meter run 
6) Jack Morgan - 4:15.10 
7) Zeke Phillips - 4:17.69 

3000-meter run 
2) Rusty Ryan 9:23.85 

55-meter high hurdles 
4) Pat Hayes 8.14 

4x400-meter relay 
6) Amherst College - 3:37.81 

4x800-meter relay 
1) Amherst College - 8:04.61 

Long jump 
13) Paul Whiting - 5.85 m 

Triple jump 
4) Paul Whiting - 12.61 m 
10) Julius Nanna - 11.97 m 

Shot put 
13) Julian Gibson - 11.49 m 

Weight throw 
15) Matthew Birmingham - 10.58 m