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Contact: William Sodoma
Date: March 13, 2010
GREENCASTLE, Ind. --- Colby College's Emma Linhard (Brunswick, Maine) finished in sixth place in the women's mile for the second straight year at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday at DePauw University.
Linhard earned her third career All-American honor for placing in the top eight with a time of 5 minutes, 2.47 seconds. Linhard had qualified for the championship final with a time of 5:01.91 in a preliminary race on Friday. Linhard's best time this season was a winning clocking of 4:55.88 at the ECAC meet.
Bethel (Minn.) University's Marie Borner won the national title with a 4:50.20 finish.
Final Women's Mile
1 Marie Borner, Sr, Bethel University(Mn) 4:50.20
2 Lauren Reich, Sr, De Pauw University 4:57.68
3 Randelle Boots, Fr, Wellesley College 4:58.04
4 Melissa Sullivan, So, Amherst College 4:58.23
5 Claire Roberts, So, Wisconsin Stevens Pt 5:00.17
6 Emma Linhard, Jr, Colby College 5:02.47
7 Mary Bridget Corken, Sr, Loras College 5:03.91
8 Maeve Evans, So, New York University 5:05.25
9 Amy Wilfert, Jr, Tufts University 5:09.95
10 Laura Paulsen, Sr, Johns Hopkins 5:15.72