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Track and field brief

Published: January 20, 2012
Section: Sports

The men’s and women’s track and field teams were in action this past Saturday at the Bowdoin 5 Way Meet. The women’s team finished fourth overall but saw some strong individual performances. Ali Kirsch ’14 finished second in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 3:08.22, with teammate Kristi Pisarik ’15 right behind her in third place with a time of 3:08:59. Erin Bisceglia ’12 finished fifth with a time of 3:11.07. Brandeis also had strong performances in two field events. Lily Parenteau ’12 had a leap of 5’ 2.25” in the high jump, just two inches short of first place. Kim Farrington ’13 took second in the triple jump with a distance of 34’ 5.75”.

The men’s team had several winners last Saturday and finished in fourth place overall. Vincent Asante ’14 won in the finals of the 60-meter race with a time of 7.15 seconds and finished second in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.57 seconds, just a quarter of a second behind the winner. Jeff Maser ’15 earned his first collegiate victory in the high jump with a height of 6’ 4”. Chris Brown ’12 won the mile run with a time of 4:24.49, which is not his personal best but still ranks him 13th nationally.

Both the men and women will be competing this Sunday at the GBTC Invitational in Allston, Mass.