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Both Lisa Sussman '09 and Julia Frieze '12 Come Through with Strong Individual & Relay Efforts

Lisa Sussman '09 and Julia Frieze '12

Lisa Sussman '09 (main photo) tied for first place in the 800m race during the Wesleyan Invitational I Sat., Dec. 6, the opening event of the 2008-09 indoor campaign. Her time was an exceptional 2:24.61 for this point of the season. She also ran the opening leg of Wesleyan's victorious 4x400m relay squad. She was joined by Julia Frieze '12 (photo insert upper right), Libby Fesler '11 and Maryann Platt '11.

Frieze won the first race of her Wesleyan career, sprinting to a 1:02.26 clocking in the 400m to win the event by more than three seconds. Fesler also was an individual winner, capturing the 500m run in 1:29.82. Platt was third, timed in 1:30.62.

The team will resume competition Sat., Jan. 17 when the Wesleyan Invitational II will be on taps.