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Contact: William Sodoma
Date: March 3, 2007
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. --- Colby College's Cassandra Knight placed eighth in the 3,000 meters (10:41.93) at the Eastern College Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at Wesleyan University on Saturday.
Margo Derecktor was 10th in 10:43.99 in the 3,000 meters. Devan FitzPatrick was ninth in the 1,000 meters (3:07.02) and Heather MacDonald took 11th in the 800 meters (2:23.67). Brianna Tufts was 14th in the 1,000 meters in 3:08.77, Anna Bruno took 15th in the pole vault (9-7) and Colby's 800-meter relay team was seventh in 1:49.97.
In field events, Melissa Cianciolo took 11th in the weight throw with a toss of 46-0 and Jessica Young was 14th with a 45-7.
With a limited amount of athletes at the meet, the Colby men placed 26h out of 55 teams and the women were 36th of 56 squads.
For the Colby men, Ian London placed third in the men's mile and Bob Glotfelty was sixth in the 1,000-meter run.
London finished with a time of 4:15.89 and was just one-half second out of first place. Geneseo State's Ross Hunkovic won in 4:15.34 and Southern Maine's Curtis Wheeler took second in 4:15.53.
Glotfelty had a 2:34.92 in the 1,000 meters for his sixth-place finish.