SYRACUSE, N.Y., FEB. 17 -- John Trautmann, who won the 5,000 meter run Saturday and the mile today in conference record times, led Georgetown to its fourth consecutive Big East Conference track and field championships today at the Carrier Dome.
The Hoyas finished with a meet record 176 points. Syracuse had 125, Villanova 87, Pittsburgh 70, Seton Hall 60, St. John's 44, Connecticut 29, Providence 19 and Boston College 9.
Besides being voted the meet's outstanding performer, Trautmann got the outstanding performance award for his 13:52.84 in Saturday's 5,000 meters. It broke the meet record by more than 17 seconds. In winning the mile today in 4:04.62, he also set a record.
In the women's division, Georgetown (88 points), finished second to Villanova, which had 129. Pittsburgh had 80, Syracuse 63, St. John's 62, Connecticut 56, Seton Hall 46, Providence 38 and Boston College 26.
Georgetown won four other events today. Steve Holman won the 1,000 meters in 2:25.47, Mike Jasper won the 500 meters in 1:03.69, Kevin Schlitt pole vaulted a meet record 15-7 3/4, and Paul Whittaker, Lee Watts, Rich Kenah, and Dan Dachelet won the distance medley relay in 10:00.09.
Hoyas who came in second: Lee Watts in the triple jump at 50-0; Ethan Frey in the 800 meter run in 1:51.10; Peter Sherry in the mile in 4:08.26; and Alton McKenzie, Ethan Frey, Mike Jasper and Chris Brown in the 4 x 400 meter relay in 3:16.82.
Georgetown women ran second in two relays: Kari Bertrand, Dana Jefferson, Genie McDonnell and Mindy Schneider in the distance medley in 11:44.24; and Judith Owen, Steffanie Smith, AAronda Watson and Deidre Fleming in the 4 x 400 meters in 3:49.33.
Hoyas Jennifer McDermott was second in the Pentathlon in 3,132, Steffanie Smith finished second in the 500-meter dash (1:11.35) and Judith Owen was second in the triple jump (38 feet 1 1/4 inches).