Godsey dominant as women’s track & field places fourth at Snowflake
MEDFORD, Mass. — Senior Keelin Godsey took first place in three events as the Bates College women’s track and field team placed fourth out of 16 teams at the Snowflake Classic Saturday at Tufts University.
With 90.5 points, Bates was behind only Dartmouth, Boston University and Tufts, and well ahead of fifth-place Brandeis (58).
Godsey won the hammer throw with a toss of 60.33 meters, a whopping 11.96 meters ahead of second-place Jamila Smith of Dartmouth. He won the discus in 39.00 meters and the shot put in 12.51 meters.
Junior Kathryn Moore broke her own school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, with a winning time of 11:03.22. Moore qualified provisionally to compete at the NCAA Division III championships with her performance.
First-year Izzy Alexander ran the second-fastest 400 hurdles in school history, finishing third in 1:06.06. Alexander’s time qualified her for the New England Division III championships, Open New Englands and the ECAC championships.
Bates also won the 4×400 relay race in 4:09.36, over three seconds ahead of second-place Wheaton College. The team was composed of Tara Higgins, Ashley Wentworth, Danielle Touhey and Alexander.