The track and field teams had a very strong showing at the Smith Winter Invitational, a non-team-scoring meet, combining for eight individual wins.

Highlight: Sophomore Naomi Bates placed first in three events. She won the 60-meter dash in eight seconds flat and the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.80. She placed first in the long jump, jumping 5.35 meters.


The women’s team was dominant in Saturday’s meet. The performance of the day came from Naomi Bates ’14, who won the 60-meter dash, the 200-meter dash and the long jump.

The Jeffs defeated Middlebury in fine form on Saturday, with both teams remaining undefeated. The men’s team was particularly dominant, winning all 16 events.

Highlight: Co-captain Ryan Lichtenfels ’12 was one of three Jeff men to win two events. He finished first in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:44.02, and edged out fellow captain Tim White ’12 in the 500 free by .14 seconds.