Garry, Kayali Qualify for NCAA Regionals

Nihal Kayali. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)
Nihal Kayali. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

New Haven, Conn.—This Thursday, the NCAA Division I Track and Field Championship committee announced the athletes who had qualified to compete in the NCAA Championship season, beginning on May 23rd. Representing the Bulldogs in the preliminary round of competition, the East Regional Championships, will be sophomore Kira Garry in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and senior Nihal Kayali in the 5,000-meter run.

To qualify for the regional meet, the two ranked among the top competitors in the East Region. Garry is currently ranked 30th, while Kayali stands in the 40th position.

A full list of qualifiers is available here. Check back on Tuesday for a complete preview of the meet.

Report by Maria Seravalli '16, Yale Sports Publicity