Kramer and Kern Turn in Top-Five Finishes at the Brown Springtime Invitational

Alex Kramer '13 (right) and Mik Kern '13 (photo by Sportspix)
Alex Kramer '13 (right) and Mik Kern '13 (photo by Sportspix)

WALTHAM, Mass.- On Saturday April 13th, the men's and women's track and field teams competed at the Brown Springtime Invitational in a non-scoring meet.

On the men's side, the Judges turned in two top-five performances in the mile-run. Senior Alex Kramer (No. Andover, Mass./ No. Andover) led the way, coming in third in the event, just a quarter of a second out of second place. Kramer finished with a time of 4:12.96. Classmate Mik Kern (Groton, N.Y./ Groton) was also impressive, completing the race in 4:14.21, good for fifth place. Meanwhile in the field, rookie Adam Berger (Concord, N.H./ Concrod) was eighth in the triple jump with a leap of 40 feet 5 1/2 inches (12.33 meters).
On the women's side, senior Kim Farrington (Shirley, Mass./ Ayer) led the way in the triple jump. Farrington's distance of 34 feet 2 1/4 inches (10.42 meters) was good for seventh place. Juniors Amelia Lundkvist (So. Portland, Maine/ Cheverus) and Victoria Sanford (Andover, N.Y./ Andover) also turned in impressive performance in the mile run. Lundkvist and Sanford finished 12th and 13th respectively with times of 5:12.09 and 5:12.33. 

Both squads continue their season on Saturday April 20th at the Fitchburg State Invitational.