Sage Bailin earned NESCAC Track Performer of the Week for his blistering times in the men's 110 and 400 m hurdles at the Georgia Tech Invitational. Bailin placed eighth in the 110m hurdles in a field of professional and division 1 runners. His time of 15.22 seconds was a collegiate PR, ranks 2nd this season in the NESCAC, and is the 2nd fastest time in Colby history for the event. In the 400m hurdles, Bailin placed sixth, third among college athletes. His time of 53.37 seconds placed him fifth nationally for division 3 hurdles this season, and first in the NESCAC.
Tanner Burton also competed for the Mules at the Georgia Tech Invitational, placing 10th in the 110 m hurdles. Burton's time of 15.35 was just 0.3 seconds off of his collegiate PR, which he set last week at the Pennman Relays.
Colby men's track and field also competed at the Maine State Meet at Bowdoin College. Highlights included Ben Smith's fourth place finish in the 200 m dash with a time of 23.01, Aidan Sweeny's 6th place finish in the 800 m run in a time of 1:59.29, Nicholas Peterson's 5th place finish in the 1500m (4:05.81), and Josiah Johnson's 4th place finish in the 10,000 km in a time of 33:12.98.
The Mules next compete at the NESCAC Championships at Middlebury College.
Results, Georgia Tech Invitational: https://www.tfrrs.org/results/59441/Georgia_Tech_Invitational_(College)/
Results, Bowdoin State Meet: https://athletics.bowdoin.edu/sports/mtrack/2018-19/files/2019_Men-s_State_of_Maine_Championship_Results.htm