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SUMMARY OF 2006 WESLEYAN WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK SEASON


2006 Overall Record: 0-2 (Note: Overall record based on results in meets which have no qualifying standards)

Shamrock Invitational (no team scoring) - 3/17-18/06 at Conway, S.C.  (Coastal Carolina U.)
PARTICIPATING TEAMS: Many and varied.  Also many unattached participants.
WESLEYAN HIGHLIGHTS:  Cara Chebuske had the team's top finish, placing fourth of 45 in the 800m event in a time of 2:20.13.  Next was Anna Schindler (18:56.74) and Lucia Pier (19:05.25) placing 10th and 11th, respectively, among 32 entrants in the 5000m while Stephanie O'Brien was 12th among 32 in the 400m (1:00.63).
Link to complete results of the women's Shamrock Invitational - currently unavailable

Trinity Invitational (no team scoring) - 4/1/06 at Hartford, Conn.
PARTICIPATING TEAMS:  Amherst, Central Conn., Coast Guard, Conn. College, Dutchess C.C., Hartford, Keene St., UMass Lowell, SUNY-Cobleskill, Trinity, U.S.M.M.A., Vassar, Wesleyan.
WESLEYAN'S TOP-EIGHT FINISHERS:  400m - Steph O'Brien, 3rd, 1:00.40.  Shot Put - Kristy Williams, 3rd, 37-2 3/4. Hammer Throw - Kristy Williams, 1st, 135-1.
Link to complete women's results at Trinity Invitational - currently unavailable 

Hillside Relays (no team scoring) - 4/8/06 at Medford, Mass.  (Tufts U.)
PARTICIPATING TEAMS:  Bowdoin, Brandeis, Coast Guard, Colby, Conn. College, Emmanuel, Fitchburg St., Gordon, Harvard, Regis, Salem St., Springfield, Stonehill, Trinity, Tufts, Wesleyan.
WESLEYAN'S TOP-EIGHT FINISHERS:  400m - Stephanie O'Brien, 1st, 1:01.24.  5000m - Erin Smith, 3rd, 18:09.20.   Shot Put - Kristy Williams, 3rd, 36-11 1/2. 
Link to complete women's results at Hillside Relays - currently unavailable

Swanson Invitational (no team scoring) - 4/15/06 at Middletown, Conn.  (Wesleyan U.)
PARTICIPATING TEAMS:  Conn. College, Eastern Conn., Mount Holyoke, N.Y.U., Pace, SUNY-Cobleskill, SUNY-Delhi, Southern Maine, Trinity, Vassar, Wesleyan Worcester St.
WESLEYAN'S TOP-EIGHT FINISHERS:  400m - Stephanie O'Brien, 3rd, 1:00.60.  800m - Cara Chebuske, 2nd, 2:21.96.  3000m - Erin Smith, 1st, 10:29.38 ; Anna Schindler, 4th, 10:48.08 ; Lucia Pier, 5th, 10:57.60.   5000m - Ellen Davis, 1st, 17:14.16.  Shot Put - Kristy Williams, 4th, 36-2 3/4.  Hammer Throw - Kristy Williams, 4th, 36-2 3/4130-7.  Javelin - Kora Shin, 8th, 96-6 1/4. High Jump - Kora Shin, 7th, 4-8.  4x400m Relay - Lisa Sussman, Cara Chebsuke, Kora Shin, Stephanie O'Brien, 1st, 4:11.10. 
Link to complete women's results at Swanson Invitational 

Williams  158, Amherst  124, Wesleyan  60 - 4/22/06 at Middletown, Conn.
WESLEYAN'S TOP-THREE FINISHERS:  1500m - Ellen Davis, 2nd, 4:42.20.  5000m - Erin Smith, 3rd, 18:02.68.  High Jump - Kora Shin, 3rd, 4-7.  Shot Put - Kristy Williams, 2nd, 36-10 1/4.  Discus - Kristy Williams, 3rd, 93-9 1.4.  Hammer Throw - Kristy Williams, 2nd, 121-11 3/4.  Javelin - Kora Shin, 2nd, 91-1 1/4.  4x400m Relay - Lisa Sussman, Erica Lohe, Cara Chebsuke, Stephanie O'Brien, 3rd, 4:17.50.   
Link to complete women's Little Three results 

NESCAC Championships - 11th of 11 teams - 4/29/06 at Brunswick, Me.  (Bowdoin)
TEAM SCORING:  Williams  167, Tufts  130.5, Middlebury  126, Amherst  83, Bates  80.5, Bowdoin  62.5, Colby  62, Hamilton  42.5, Trinity  24, Conn. College  23, Wesleyan  18.
WESLEYAN'S POINT-GETTERS (top-8):  400m - Stephanie O'Brien, 5th, 1:01.15.  800m - Cara Chebuske, 6th, 2:19.79.  5000m - Lucia Pier, 7th, 18:25.25 ; Anna Schindler, 8th, 18:32.18.   10,000m - Erin Smith, 4th, 37:02.44*.  Shot Put - Kristy Williams, 7th, 37-8.  4x800m Relay - Ellen Davis, Cara Chebsuke, Liz Wheatley, Anna Schindler, 8th, 9:53.35. 
Link to complete women's results at NESCAC Championships - currently unavailable

New England Division III Championships - 25th of 28 scoring teams - 5/4-6/06 at Springfield, Mass.  (Springfield College)
TOP 10 TEAM SCORING:  Williams  166, Bates  79.5, Springfield  65, Tufts  60.33, Keene St.  60, Amherst  56, Middlebury  55, MIT  53, Bowdoin  40, Colby  37.  Wesleyan (25th) - 4 points.
WESLEYAN'S POINT-GETTERS (top-8):  400m - Steph O'Brien, 5th, :59.86.
Link to complete women's results at New England Div. III Championships - currently unavailable

New England Open Championships - did not score - 5/11-13/06 at Cambridge, Mass.  (MIT)
TOP 10 TEAM SCORING:  UConn  229.25, Williams  74.25, Dartmouth  57.5, Southern Conn.  53, New Hampshire  39, Bates  33.75, URI  31, Maine  26, Boston College  23.25, Keene St.  23.  Wesleyan - 0 points.
NOTES:  Wesleyan's top efforts came from Erin Smith, who placed 19th in the 5,000m (18:15.22) and Cara Chebuske, who finished 23rd in the 800m (2:28.00).  
Link to complete women's results at New England Open Championships - currently unavailable