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Contact: William Sodoma
Date: April 17, 2010
BRUNSWICK, Maine --- Emma Linhard went back home to Brunswick and won the 800-meter run and anchored the winning 3,200-meter relay team for Colby College at the Aloha Relays women's track and field meet at Bowdoin College on Saturday.
Linhard had a winning time of 2:19.46 in the 800 and then ran the anchor leg for the team of Katrina Gravel, Amanda Burgess, and Heather MacDonald in a 9:49.68 victory.
Brittany Bell placed second in the 400 meters (1:00.66), third in the 200 dash (27.29), and fourth in the long jump (4.92 meters). The Mules also received seconds from Katrina Gravel in the 1,500 meters (4:54.87), Cassi Knight in the 5,000 meters (18:41.0), and Kelly Foster in the discus throw (35.84 meters).
Colby had thirds from Amy Tortorello in the 5,000 meters (18:41.54) and Beth Bartley in the heptathlon (3,536 points). Alyssa Corrigan took fourth in the 400 meters (1:01.80) as did Heather MacDonald in the 1,500 meters (4:56.48), Tory Gray in the javelin throw (26.67 meters), and Mandy Ivey in the 5,000 meters (18:46.06). Karyn King added a fifth in the heptathlon (3,200 points) along with fifths from Kelly Potvin in the hammer throw (37.98 meters) and Sylvia Doyle in the 5,000 meters (19:09.42). Maddie Purcell was sixth in the heptathlon (3,191) and the Mules received sevenths from Jordan Schoonover in the heptathlon (3,179), Ann Norris in the 400 (1:03.22), Robyn St. Laurent in the 1,500 meters (5:03.81), Ginny Keesler (19:42.99), and Foster in the hammer throw (34.48 meters).
Bates won the meet with 232.50 points and was followed by Bowdoin (206.5), Southern Maine (148), Colby (145), and Smith (68).