The women’s indoor track team won two events en route to their second-place finish at the ECAC Championships. MIT (56.33) claimed the top spot among the 57 teams that scored points. The Jeffs ended the day with 46 points.

Junior Lauren Almeida earned one of the Jeffs’ two victories, finishing first in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 2:59.19, 0.5 seconds ahead of the runner-up. Amy Dao ’14 scored points in fifth place with a personal best time of 3:03.43.

The women’s swimming and diving team placed second in the NESCAC Championship for the seventh time in the past 11 years. Williams was dominant throughout the meet and claimed the top spot with 1826 points. The Jeffs scored 1460.5 points, and Tufts came in third with 1261.5.

The women’s indoor track team placed ninth in a field of 41 teams at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Smith. The Jeffs broke two school records and posted numerous personal-best times.

The Jeffs’ had a strong day of relays. The sprinters impressed in the 4x200. Although they placed 11th, Abraelle Shirley ’15, Shyloe Jones ’14, Jade McKnight ’12 and Beth Hall ’14 set a new school record in the event, besting the previous 15-year-old cut by .6 seconds.

The men’s indoor track team won three events en route to a sixth-place finish at the New England Div. III Championships. Twenty-four schools competed at Springfield on Saturday, with Bates placing first.

Both the women’s and men’s teams suffered hard-fought losses to MIT on Saturday.


The track and field teams competed in the Tufts Invitational Meet and a non-scoring meet at Wesleyan over winter break.