MacDonald second at ECAC meet

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: March 7, 2009
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Heather MacDonald

MEDFORD, Mass. --- Heather MacDonald placed second in the 1,000-meter run and Emma Linhard was fifth in the 800 meters for the Colby College women’s indoor track and field team at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships on Saturday at Tufts University.

MacDonald earned eight of Colby’s 12 points in the meet by taking second place. The Mules placed 22nd out of 51 teams. She had a 3:02.70 clocking and was edged by Trinity College’s Allie Lemine (3:01.81).

Linhard had a run of 2:17.67 in the 800 meters to pick up the other four points for placing fifth.

Danielle Sheppard was 11th in the high jump (5-1.75) and Mandy Ivey took 11th in the 3,000 meters with a 10:50.25 clocking. Jen MacDowell was right behind Ivey in 12th with a time of 10:53.53 and Brianna Kondrat took 12th place in the weight throw with a toss of 48-4.75.


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