Beauchman Places Second at NCAA Regionals

Beauchman Places Second at NCAA Regionals

May 27, 2006

GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Elis finished 21st with 10 points at the 2006 NCAA Track and Field East Regional. Jihad Beauchman scored eight of these points when he placed second in the high jump at a height of 2.11 meters, qualifying him for nationals. Kevin Alexander contributed the remaining two points with his seventh place finish in the 400-meter dash with a time of 47.22.

Kevin Hickenbottom finished 28th in the javelin with a distance of 55.63 meters. John Langhauser was 12th in the shot put with a distance of 17.06 meters, a new personal record, moving him into third all-time on Yale's outdoor shot put list.

The final lists for qualifiers for nationals will be released on Tuesday.

Report by Victor Cheng '08, Yale Sports Publicity