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Sage Bailin
Sage Bailin
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Amherst, Mass.
High School: Amherst Regional
Events: Hurdles, Jumps

Why I chose Colby: "I really liked the welcoming atmosphere on campus and it is a prestigious academic institution where I was also able to compete in track at the collegiate level."

Internship/Work Experience: Sage was an Analytics Intern for the Baltimore Ravens this past summer, and has also worked with children as a camp counselor.

Major: Mathematical Sciences with a Concentration in Statistics 

Favorite Place on Campus: "The room at the very top of the chapel."

Most Memorable Team Experience: "Breaking the 4x400 school record with my teammates as a freshman and becoming the first ever Colby 4x400 to qualify for nationals!"

Plans After Colby: "I would like to stay on the east coast and pursue a career in sports analytics."


2018 outdoor season highlights: Sage broke a 20-year-old school record in the 400 hurdles and broke the record on three consecutive weeks. He won a NESCAC title in the 400 hurdles with a personal-best 53.07 and easily captured the championship. He also earned All-NESCAC honors for helping the 1,600 relay team take third place. Sage was named NESCAC Performer of the Week after the league meet. Bailin orginally broke the school record in the 400 hurdles and took fourth in the 110 hurdles at the Southern New Hampshire Invitational. Sage broke the record for the second time in taking fifth place against 29 Division I hurdlers at the Larry Ellis Invitational at Princeton University. Bailin also had wins in the 400 hurdles at the Emory Classic and the University of New Hampshire Invitational. After taking third in the 400 hurdles at the Open New England meet, Bailin placed 15th at the NCAA Division III Championships. Sage was on the NESCAC Spring All-Academic Team. Sage was the NESCAC Performer of the Week for April 21.

2018 indoor season highlights: Sage competed in the heptathlon at the Bates Invitational for the first time ever and took second place. He helped win the 1,600 relay at the Maine State Championships and placed fourth in the 60 hurdles. Sage was 12th in the 60 hurdles at the New England Division III meet. He was on the NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team. 

2017 outdoor season highlights: Sage had a fine first season for the Mules, helping the 1,600 relay team set a school record of 3:14.63 in taking fourth at the Open New England Championships. He ran the opening leg of the 1,600 relay and helped Colby win the New England Division III title in 3:16.90. Bailin and the relay team made the NCAA meet and finished 13th in 3:15.85. In individual competition, Sage took second place in the 400 hurdles and sixth in the triple jump at the Maine State meet. He was fifth among Division III athletes and 14th overall in the 400 hurdles (54.99) at the Open New England meet. Bailin also was fourth in the 400 hurdles at the NESCAC Championships, fifth at Tufts, and sixth at the New England Division III meet. 

2017 indoor season highlights: Bailin showed his versatality by competing in the 400-meter dash, 800 meters, triple jump, high jump, and relays.