Outdoor Track Excels at Bantam Invite

April 8, 2002 

HARTFORD, CT - The Amherst College men's and women's outdoor track teams made their marks at the Bantam Invitational at Trinity College on Saturday, posting several quality times. The individual events gave several Jeffs the opportunity for stellar performances. 

For the women, senior Emily Lobsenz (Fairfield, CT) notched the top performance with a second place finish in the 10,000-meter run. First-year sensation Lee-Jay Henry (Springfield, MA) had a well-rounded day, finishing third in the long jump, fourth in the triple jump and sixth in the 100-meter dash. Senior Rebecca Woo (Manchester, NH) crossed the line in 2:21.09 to earn a third place finish in the 800-meter run, while classmates Anne Perez (Chappaqua, NY) and Diana Rancourt (Lunenberg, NY) followed her finishing 10th and 14th, respectively. Sophomore Helen Dole (Shelburne Falls, MA) grabbed eighth place in the 4000-meter hurdles while junior Kate Hamill (New York, NY) crossed the line right behind her to take ninth place. First-year phenom Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) placed sixth in the one-mile run, with a time of 5:10.36. 

The men notched a pair of second place performances in the hurdles. First-year Nathaniel Mahlberg (Madison ,WI) crossed the line in a time of 15.05 in the 400-meter. Sophomore Pat Hayes (E. Bridgewater, MA)took second in the 110-meter hurdles while Mahlberg followed, shortly thereafter, with a fourth place finish. Sophomore Janak Chandrasoma (Pasadena, CA) also took sixth place in the 400-meter dash while junior Alex Lenkoski (Weathersfield, CT) notched eighth in the 10,000-meter run. 

Amherst returns to action Saturday, April 13th at 10:45 a.m. for the Williams Relays. 

Amherst Women's Finishers: 

100-meter dash 
6) Lee-Jay Henry - 13.27 

400-meter run 
17) Laurel Kilgour - 1:05.93 

800-meter run 
3) Rebecca Woo - 2:21.09 
10) Anne Perez - 2:27.07 
14) Diana Rancourt - 2:28.20 

5000-meter run 
9) Sarah DeGraaf - 19:38.74 

10,000-meter run 
2) Emily Lobsenz - 37:57.00 

1-mile run 
6) Carter Hamill - 5:10.36 
11) Alyson Venti - 5:18.91 

4000-meter hurdles 
8) Helen Dole - 1:12.42 
9) Kate Hamill - 1:12.68 

Long Jump 
3) Lee-Jay Henry - 16'04.50 

Triple Jump 
4) Lee-Jay Henry - 34'04.50 
12) Helen Dole - 30'11.00 

Amherst Men's Finishers: 

400-meter dash 
6) Janak Chandrasoma - 51.45 
18) Brian Hart - 53.18 

200-meter run 
10) Janak Chandrasoma - 23.27 
20) Jay Wagstaff - 23.76 

5,000-meter run 
10) Matt Katz - 15:51.16 
16) John Stanton-Geddes - 16:14.35 

10,000-meter run 
8) Alex Lenkoski - 35:58.59 

110-meter hurdles 
2) Pat Hayes - 15.64 
4) Nathaniel Mahlberg - 15.77 

400-meter hurdles 
2) Nathaniel Mahlberg - 57.05 
10) Doug Norton - 1:01.95 

Shot Put 
22) William Roe - 35'05.00