Alexander Breaks School Record in Day One of IC4A Championship

March 4, 2006

BOSTON, Mass. - The Elis finished the first day of competition without points at the 85th Annual IC4A Track and Field Championship at Boston University's Track and Field Pavilion.

Kevin Alexander broke a 13-year old school record in the 400-meter dash. His time of 47.43 in the preliminary heat was over four tenths faster than the previous record by Charles Clarke in 1993 (47.84). He is seeded second going into finals.

Dan O'Brien also qualified for semifinals in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 7.75.

The 4x400 (3:15.14), 4x800 (7:37.74), and distance medley (10:03.01) relay teams all qualified for finals.

Report by Victor Cheng '08, Yale Sports Publicity