Linhard fifth in mile at Open NE meet

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: February 28, 2009
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Emma Linhard

BOSTON, Mass. --- Emma Linhard (Brunswick, Maine) placed fifth in the mile and helped the distance medley relay team take fifth for Colby College at the Open New England Track and Field Championships on Friday and Saturday at Boston University.

Linhard was first among Division III runners in the mile with a time of 5:00.81. Hannah Davidson of Providence College won the race in 4:54.20. Linhard also teamed up with Heather MacDonald, Brittany Tschaen, and Devan FitzPatrick to take second among Division III teams in the distance medley relay in 12:08.42.

Katrina Gravel was ninth overall and third among Division III runners with a clocking of 17:56.34 in the 5,000 meters and Mandy Ivey (18:39.29) placed 19th in the same event for Colby. Brianna Kondrat was 19th in the weight throw with a toss of 46-9.

The Colby women finished with eight points and took 22nd out of 32 scoring teams.




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