June 9, 2006

Beauchman Earns All-American Status at the NCAA Championship

June 9, 2006

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Senior Jihad Beauchman brought Yale's 2005-2006 season to a close with his 11th place finish in the high jump at the NCAA Track & Field Championship on Friday evening. He was the eighth American in the field, qualifying him for All-American Status.

Beauchman's height of 2.14 meters (7-00.25) in finals was the second highest jump in his career, surpassed only by his performance in the preliminary round (2.17 meters, 7-01.5).

Jesse Williams of USC won the high jump at a height of 2.32 meters (7-07.25).

Report by Victor Cheng '08, Yale Sports Publicity

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