1/8/05 - The Panther indoor track teams opened their season by competing at the Dartmouth Invitational on Sunday. On the women's side, the 4x200 relay team of sophomore Erin Oliver (Essex Junction, Vt.) along with first-year racers Jessie Evangelista (Hughsonville, N.Y.), Lizz Huntley (Coralville, Iowa) and Jackie Russell (Canyon Country, Calif.), finished fifth overall with a time of 1:52.81.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Sophomore Alex Wellman (<?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Charlotte, N.C.) placed fifth in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.73 for the men's team. Junior Kevin Bright (Sharon, Mass.) came in second in the long jump with a leap of 20'1.5" The men's 4x200 relay team comprised of Bright, Wellman, first-year runner Patrick Swan (Horseheads, N.Y.) and senior Liam Aiello (Middletown, Conn.) came in seventh with a time of 1:34.91.