Kone '13 wins 200-meter dash
Both the Colby men’s and women’s indoor track teams sent competitors to the New England Division III Track and Field Championships this past Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Smith College, respectively.
Dom Kone ’13 took home a championship for Colby in the 200-meter dash in 22.47, after running a time of 22.60 in the preliminary race. Kone was also set to compete in the 60-meter dash after setting a facility record of 6.85 seconds in the preliminary, but was disqualified after a false start. Nonetheless, he earned 10 of Colby’s 16 points in the meet, helping the team earn 13th place overall.
Matt White ’14 finished in sixth place in the 600 meters with a time of 1:23.53. Dylan Nisky ’14 placed seventh in the 800 meters with 1:56.77.
The Mules’ distance medley team, comprised of Charlie Coffman ’15, Will Supple ’12, Sean Madigan ’15 and Ben Lester ’15, took eighth place with a time of 10:39.65.
Brittany Reardon ’14 had two fourth-place finishes for Colby at the women’s competition. She finished the 60-meter hurdles in 9.11 seconds, then went on to the field events, recording a leap of 11-5.75 feet in the pole vault.
Eva Lauer ’15 also had a fourth-place finish for the Mules in the 5,000 meters with a time of 17:38.40. Berol Dewdney ’13 finished right behind Lauer in 17:42.38.
Annabelle Hicks ’14 was second in the 60-meter dash preliminary race with a time of 7.83, but finished sixth in the final in 7.93. She also took sixth place in the long jump with a leap of 17-0.75 feet. Frances Onyilagha ’14 finished ninth in the 200-meter dash in 26.37. Brittany Bell ’13 took 10th in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:00.84.
The women’s distance medley relay team (Emily Harper ’15, Jessica Moore ’14, Emily Arsenault ’14 and Sophie Weaver ’14) finished seventh with a time of 13:07.69.
In the 800-meter relay, Hicks, Courtney Laird ’13, Bell and Onyilagha took eighth in 1:46.78.
Both teams will compete next weekend at the Open New England Championships.