NEW LONDON, Conn.— First-year Ethan Kohanik (Delran, N.J.) raced to a school-record, 59.70, in the 400-meter hurdles as the Babson College men's and women's track & field teams wrapped up day two of the Connecticut College Silfen Invitational.
Kohanik, who had a previous best time of 1:01.33 in the event, placed third in the second heat, dipping under the 60-second barrier for the first time. In the high jump, sophomore Sean Rezendes (Scituate, Mass.) placed fifth jumping 6-feet, just falling short of clearing his school-record height (6-feet, 2 inches), while Junior Andrew Myers (Bethlehem, Pa.) cleared 5-feet, 10-inches for tenth place.
Sophomore Kalyan Ramkumar (Delmar, N.Y.) placed eleventh in the triple jump recording a mark of 38-feet, 8-inches, while Junior Sayin Shute (Lexington, Mass.) doubled in the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash, running 11.35 for 16th-place and 23.23 for 21st-place, respectively.
On the women's side, first-year Camille Lewis (Cheshire, Conn.) became the first athlete in program history to compete in the 3000-meter steeplechase as she ran 12:45.43 in her event debut. First-year Emma Cavanaugh (Southbury, Conn.) took more than 15 seconds off her 5000-meter run time, logging a personal-best 19:19.37, while sophomore Maeve Sullivan (Wilmington, Mass) finished seventh in heat one of the 1500-meter run with a career-best 5:36.14.
Sophomore Angelina Raffone (Westbrook, Conn.) placed 17th in the 200-meter dash running 26.85, while the quartet of sophomore's Taline Karozichian (Pleasantville, N.Y.) and Margaret Barr-Forget (Westhampton Beach, N.Y.), and first-year's Eve Rice (Marblehead, Mass.) and Ana Lamoso (San Juan, Puerto Rico) posted a tenth-place finish in the 4x400-meter relay running 4:41.48.
Babson returns to action next weekend with meets on Friday and Saturday in southern California in addition to the Sean Collier Invitational at MIT on Saturday morning.