Linhard, Duff win events for women's indoor track

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 15, 2011
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Laura Duff

LEWISTON, Maine --- Emma Linhard won the 1,000-meter run and Laura Duff captured the 800 meters for the Colby College women's indoor track and field team in a tri-meet with Bates College and MIT on Saturday.

Meet results:

Linhard won the 1,000 in 3:07.33, while Duff took the 800 with a  clocking of 2:24.74.

Colby sprinter Frances Onyilagha placed second to MIT's Portia Jones in both the 55 dash (7.60) and the 200 dash (27.01). Kelly Foster had a throw of 39-10.35 in the weight throw to place second, while teammates Abbott Matthews (34-5.78) was fourth and Katherine MacNamee (33-1.64) took fifth.

Courtney Laird took a third in the 400 dash (1:05.04) and teammate Ann Norris was fourth in 1:05.06. Brittney Reardon added a fourth in the pole vault (11-1.07), Karyn King was fifth in the shot put (31-11.46), Layne Schwab had a fifth in the mile (5:22.41), and Hillary Barr took fifth in the 600 meters (1:51.01). The 1,600 relay team of Laird, Brittany Tschaen, Norris, and Linhard placed second in 4:22.90.

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