April 27, 2007
Phillidelphia, PA -
On the first day of the 113th annual Penn Relays meet the Bears competed in three events, including a third place finish in the collegiate women's distance medely relay.
The women's DMR placed third in the collegiate women's race with a cumulative time of 11:35.01. The relay consisted of junior Smita Gupta (Tulsa, OK), senior Natasha Barrett (Miami, FL), senior Naja Ferjan (Ljubljana, Slovenia), and freshman Jenna Ridgway (Santa Barbara, CA). Brown surpassed all four of the other Ivy League teams competing in the race.
The Brown women's 4x400 meter relay team competed in the Heptagonal Championship race, and placed fifth in 3:54.96.
Junior Nick Sarro (Chatham, NY) competed in the open men's 3,000 meter steeplechase. Sarro placed ninth with a 9:21.23 run.
Competition will resume tomorrow, and continue throughout the weekend.