Opalka competing for Sage track team

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — Sage’s men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams opened the new season Saturday, competing at the Wesleyan University Classic, a non-team scoring meet.

The day marked the coaching debut for Sage’s David Taranto as well.

Senior co-captain Victoria Opalka (Broadalbin-Perth) placed 17th in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 22:03.37.

Sage’s teams will be back in action March 30, traveling to the Mt. Saint Mary College Invitational held at Marlboro High School.