Women's Track & Field

2008-09 Middlebury Track & Field News

  • Saldanha Earns All-American Honors - Panthers Compete At NCAA's
    May 23, 2009
    Middlebury College women's track athlete Kaitlynn Saldanha has earned All-American honors at the NCAA Track & Field Championships hosted by Marietta College in Ohio. After earning the same honor in indoor track this winter, the sophomore repeated the feat by placing eighth in the 800 with a time of 2:18.53. Saldanha broke the Middlebury school record during her qualifying run, finishing with a time of 2:11.82.
  • Five Women's Track Athletes Head To NCAA's
    May 18, 2009
    Five members of the Middlebury College women's track and field team have qualified for the upcoming NCAA Championships taking place from May 21-23 at Marietta College in Ohio. Senior Kelley Coughlan (Port Jefferson, N.Y.) will compete in the triple jump, while sophomores Kaitlynn Saldanha (Scarborough, Maine) - (800) and Alice Wisener (Ridgewood, N.J.) - (400 hurdles), will also be in action. First-year athlete Margo Cramer (Seattle, Wash.) will run in the 1500, while classmate Rebecca Fanning (Ipswich, Mass.) will compete in the 800.
  • Women's Track Athletes Earns ECAC Honors
    May 18, 2009
    A pair of Middlebury athletes earned All-ECAC honors over the weekend at the league's championship meet hosted by Springfield College. Sophomore Sophia Spring (Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.) earned the honors with a third place finish in the 1500, ending with a time of 4:39.08. Rookie Mia Martinez (Ridgewood, N.J.) placed fifth overall in the 100 hurdles, hearing a time of 15.57.
  • Track & Field In Action At Open N.E.'s
    May 09, 2009
    The Middlebury College track and field teams sent athletes to the Open New England Championships at UMass.-Amherst over the weekend. Division I, II and III teams competed at the event, with some Panther athletes turning in solid performances. Earning All-New England honors in the 400 hurdles was Alice Wisener (Ridgewood, N.J.). The sophomore finished sixth overall with a time of 1:02.96, qualifying for the NCAA's.
  • Track & Field Competes At D3 N.E.'s - Women Third Of 40
    May 02, 2009
    The Panther track and field teams returned to action with a trip to the New England Championships hosted by Springfield College. The women's team placed third overall among 26 teams competing, while the men were 11th among 25. Top eight finishers at the meet earned All-New England honors.
  • Track & Field Honors Announced - Schmidt Is Top Rookie, Beatty Is Top Coach
    April 29, 2009
    Several members of the Middlebury Track & Field teams earned All-NESCAC honors based on their performances at the recent NESCAC Championships hosted by Connecticut College. In order to be an All-NESCAC honoree, athletes must place in the top three in their events. Along with the All-NESCAC honorees, rookie Michael Schmidt (Wilmette, Ill.) was named the most outstanding rookie on the men's side. Schmidt won the NESCAC title in the 10,000 meter race, finishing with a time of 32:09.82.
  • Women's Track Second At NESCAC, Men Place Sixth
    April 25, 2009
    The Middlebury College track and field teams took part in the '09 NESCAC Championships hosted by Connecticut College on Saturday. The women's team placed second only to Williams in the 10-team event, while the men were sixth in a meet won by the Ephs. The Panther women qualified four athletes for the NCAA's, while three school records and one NESCAC record was set.
  • Track & Field Competes At Dartmouth
    April 18, 2009
    The Panther track and field teams took part in the Dartmouth Invitational over the weekend, along with UNH, UVM, RPI, Tufts and the host school. Sophomore Erin Toner (New Providence, N.J.) qualified for the NCAA's in the 1500, finishing the race with a time of 4:38.78 to finish second overall. Senior Jennifer Brenes (Lawrence, Mass.) set a new school record with a 17'9.5
  • Track Teams Hosts Middlebury Invitational
    April 11, 2009
    The Middlebury College track and field teams hosted their only meet of the spring at the Dragone Track and Field Complex on Saturday. The Panther men and women both won the meet, defeating the University of Vermont and Plattsburgh. Three different Middlebury women won two events on the afternoon, as did first-year runner Michael Schmidt (Wilmette, Ill.) won who both the 1500 (4:08.53) and the 5000 (15:33.36).
  • Women's Win, Men Third At Springfield Invit.
    April 04, 2009
    The Panther track and field teams competed in their first east coast competition of the spring, battling Williams, Amherst and Stevens at the Springfield Invitational. Seven different Middlebury athletes won individual events at the meet as the women won, while the men placed third. Senior Kelley Coughlan (Port Jefferson, N.Y.) qualified for the NCAA's in the triple jump and broke her own school record with a 37'5.25
  • Track Teams Race Twice At Pt. Loma
    March 30, 2009
    The Panther track and field teams competed twice over spring break at Pt. Loma University in San Diego. In the opening races of the spring, sophomores Elizabeth Faust (Upper Saddle River, N.J.) and Amanda Lee (Lincoln, Neb.) each picked up wins. Faust won the high jump by clearing 4'11
  • Track & Field Teams Compete In California
    March 21, 2009
    The Middlebury College men's and women's track & field teams will be competing at Point Loma Nazarene University in California over spring break. CLICK HERE to find results for meets taking place on March 21st and March 28th. 
  • Saldanha Earns All-American Honors
    March 14, 2009
    Middlebury's Kaitlyn Saldanha earned All-American status with an eighth place finish at the NCAA Indoor Track Championships hosted by Rose-Hulman Institute in Indiana. The sophomore earned a time of 2:20.58 in the finals, but broke the school record with her 2:13.69 effort in the qualifying race.
  • Indoor Track At ECAC's - Saldanha Headed To NCAA's- Watch Live
    March 08, 2009
    The Middlebury College indoor track team competed at the ECAC Indoor Championships hosted by Tufts over the weekend. Sophomore Adam Dede (West Chester, Ohio) earned a ninth place finish in the pole vault with a 14'5.5
  • Indoor Track Competes At Open N.E.'s
    February 28, 2009
    Several members of the Middlebury indoor track team are headed to the Open New England Championships at Boston University over the weekend. CLICK HERE to keep up with the results.
  • Indoor Track Competes At N.E.'s
    February 21, 2009
    The Middlebury College indoor track teams were in action over the weekend, with the women competing in the N.E.'s at Bowdoin and the men at M.I.T. A top eight finish earned All-New England honors for each athlete.
  • Indoor Track Competes At M.I.T. Invitational
    February 14, 2009
    The Panther indoor track team had several athletes in action at the M.I.T. Invitational over the weekend. The women's 4x400 relay team comprised of sophomores Katy Magill (Boxford, Mass.) and Grace Close (Fox Point, Wis.) along with rookies Julia Sisson (Omaha, Neb.) and Rebecca Fanning (Ipswich, Mass.) won the event with a time of 4:08.74.
  • Indoor Track Battles At Dartmouth
    February 01, 2009
    The Middlebury College indoor track team competed at the Dartmouth Indoor Classic over the weekend. Sophomore Kaitlynn Saldanha (Scarborough, Maine) won the 800, finishing with a time of 2:19.92, while senior Kelley Coughlan (Port Jefferson, N.Y.) captured the triple jump with a 36'9.5
  • Indoor Track Competes At UVM
    January 24, 2009
    The Panther indoor track team was in action at the University of Vermont, taking on the Catamounts as well as McGill University of Montreal. The Catamounts won the meet, followed by the Panthers and the Redmen. First-year racer Michael Schmidt (Wilmette, Ill.) won his event with a time of 8:45.40 en route to a win in the 3,000 meters.
  • Indoor Track In Action At Wesleyan
    January 17, 2009
    The Middlebury College indoor track teams competed at Wesleyan over the weekend, with several athletes turning in top performances. Senior Kelley Coughlan (Port Jefferson, N.Y.) and Jennifer Brenes (Lawrence, Mass.) both won two events each to pace the women. Coughlan won the triple jump (35'8.5
  • Indoor Track Opens Season
    January 11, 2009
    The Middlebury College indoor track teams opened up their season by competing at the 40th Dartmouth Relays in Hanover, N.H. Several Division I, II and III teams were in action, along with some clubs and individuals.