Host Yale Defeats Columbia and Dartmouth

Host Yale Defeats Columbia and Dartmouth

Jan. 21, 2004


The Bulldogs (97 pts) placed first in 11 events and defeated Dartmouth (53) and Columbia (31) on Sunday, January 18 in the first scored meet of the indoor season.

Freshmen stole the sprints events, as Katrina Castille won both the 55 meter and 200 meter dashes and Katie Dlesk won the 400 meter dash. In middle distance races, senior Madeleine Meek placed first in the mile run, and junior Vanessa Mazandi took the 800 meter. Distance runners Rebecca Dickens, a senior, and freshman Cara Kiernan won the 1000 and 3000 meter runs, respectively. In field events, sophomore Dionna Thomas won the triple jump, and sophomore Molly Lederman won the pole vault.

Yale runners also placed first in the 1600 and 3200 meter relays.