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Men's 4x400 Breaks School Record at Open New England's
May 11 & 12 - The Amherst men's 4x400 team sprinted to a school record and national qualifying time in the Open New England Championships at Storrs, CT this weekend. Janak Chandrasoma (Pasadena, CA), Rob Long (Littleton, CO), Jared Moshe (Chappaqua, NY), and Brian Hart (Rutland, VT) combined for a time of 3:15.91 as they pulled in the top Division III performance. The women were also in action at Williams over the weekend for their Open New England Championships. Full Story

Jeffs 10th and 18th at Division III Championships
May 5 - The Amherst men's and women's outdoor track team pulled in 10th and 18th place finishes at the Division III Track and Field Championships this past weekend at Connecticut College and Middlebury College, respectively. Despite strong individual performances, the Jeffs were unable to keep up with rival Williams College who claimed the first place spot in both meets. Full Story

Men & Women Seventh & Ninth at NESCAC Championships
April 29 - Behind solid performances from newcomers and veteran runners alike, the Amherst College men's and women's outdoor track teams pulled in seventh and ninth places, respectively, at the NESCAC Track & Field Championships hosted by Wesleyan University. While Williams College went on to win both the men's and women's overall point competition, the Jeffs earned significant individual honors in what proved to be an exceptional outing for both teams. Full Story

Jeffs Third at Little IIIs
April 21 - For the second time in two weeks, both the Amherst men's and women's outdoor track teams competed at rival Williams College. This time the outdoor track teams returned to Williamstown for the Little III Championship on Saturday, April 21. Both Jeff squads made a great effort to improve upon last week's performance. The men's team was led once again by Pat Hayes '03 (East Bridgewater, MA). Hayes eclipsed his stellar performance of 15.53 in the 110-meter hurdles last week with a time of 15.46 this past Saturday. On the women's side, Alyson Venti '04 (Newton, MA) had a great effort in the 1500-meter event, finishing in 5:01.8. Junior Amie Shei (Lexington, MA) finished with a time of 61.58 in the 400. Full Story

Outdoor Track Teams Perform Well at Williams Relays
April 14 - Both Jeff squads ran tremendously to mark the heart of their regular season campaigns. The men's team was led once again by Pat Hayes '03 (East Bridgewater, MA). Hayes, who has been a stalwart for the team all season, won the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.53. The distance medley relay garnered the Jeffs' only win of the day on the women's side of the slate, as Alyson Venti '04 (Newton, MA), Anne Perez '02 (Chappaqua, NY), Helen Dole '04 (Shelburne Falls, MA), and Rebecca Woo '02 (Manchester, NH) set a new school record with a time of 13:06.4. Full Story

Outdoor Track Teams Excel at Trinity
April 7 - Distance runners Emily Lobsenz '02 and Hilary Plum '03 led a strong women's track team at the Trinity College Bantam Invitational with 2nd (39:00.58) and 3rd (39:58.43) place finishes respectively in the women's 10,000 meter run. The men's squad placed first and sixth in the 4x400 meter relay and came in fifth in the 4x100 meter relay. Jared Moshe '01 finished second in the men's 400 meter dash while Greg Baker '01 finished fifth place in both the men's 100 and 200 meter dash. Full Story

Jeffs Open Outdoor Season at Conn. College
March 31 - The Amherst men's and women's outdoor track teams kicked off their seasons with a strong showing at Connecticut College on Saturday, March 31. Originally placed at nearby Smith College, a string of late-winter storms forced the competition to move south to Conn. Joining the streamlined field of Amherst, the United States Coast Guard Academy, Keene State College and Trinity College, along with the host Camels, the men grabbed second place overall, while the women notched a fifth-place finish with several promising individual performances. Full Story

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