Carlson Grabs Rookie of the Year Honors; Lagala Remains Unbeaten in 2006 as Catamounts Compete at America East Indoor Track and Field Championships
Author: Lisa A. Champagne
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BOSTON, Mass. Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Vermont freshman Jan Carlson (Vernon, Vt.), the most decorated female high school athlete in the stateÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s high school track and field history, continued her winning ways at her first America East Indoor Track and Field Championship this weekend at Boston UniversityÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Track and Tennis Center. Carlson grabbed America East Rookie of the Year honors on the womenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s side after compiling 21 of VermontÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 53 points in the meet. Carlson won the 55 meters with a time of 7.283 to become the second Catamount in the programÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s history to win the event at the America East Championship and the first since 1991 (Amy Dwire).
Carlson, who competed in a total of four events on the afternoon, also finished fifth in the 200 meters (25.28), fourth in the pole vault (3.45m Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 11-03.75), and seventh in the triple jump (11.17m Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 36-07.75).