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Cards Have Two Individual Winners, One Relay Champ at Swanson Invite - Place 3rd at Little Three

Stephanie O'Brien '08 and Ellen Davis '07

In the only home meet of the outdoor season, Steph O'Brien '08 (main photo) captured the title in th 400m event (1:00.70) and anchored the 4x400m relay (4:11.30) with Abby Austin '07, Lisa Sussman '09 and Kara Schnoes '07 to victory at the Elmer Swanson Invitational Sat., April 14. There was no team scoring in the meet. Ellen Davis '07 (photo insert upper right), the 2007 5k indoor NCAA Division III champion, ran the 3k and came within three seconds of a 26-year-old team record with her winning time of 9:56.12. Lucia Pier '09 was second in the race. Also logging a second-place finish for Wesleyan was Hannah Hastings '08 in the 1500m. Wesleyan traveled to Williams for the annual Little Three meet Sat., April 21, and finished with 74.5 points. Williams had 183 while Amherst picked up 116.5. Davis was the winner of the 1500m race and the 4x100m relay of Amy Lum '10, Austin, Betsy Dickerson '10 and Tameir Holder '08 won its event. Next up for the squad is a trip to Middlebury Sat., April 28 for the NESCAC Championships.