January 29, 2006

NCAA Provisional Qualifying Time For Donaldson At Terrier Classic

Jan. 29, 2006

Complete Results

Boston, Mass. - The Bulldogs had a strong showing with numerous top-10 all-time performances in Yale's history as they finished competition Saturday at Boston University's Terrier Classic.

Lindsay Donaldson ran to fourth place in the 3000 meter run (9:20.34), hitting the NCAA championship provisional qualifying time of 9:35.00. Katherine McKinstry was 10th in the 5000 meter run (16:53.78). Her time put her as fourth fastest all-time in school history.

Molly Lederman won the pole vault while setting the facility record at 3.86m, beating the old record set by Ashley Nolet (3.85m) in 2003.

Other strong performances in the field events came from Dionna Thomas and Olakitan Awolesi, placing fourth (11.73m) and fifth (11.54m) in the triple jump respectively. Awolesi's jump moved her up to fourth all-time in school history.

Katrina Castille and Joslyn Woodard went fourth (7.22) and fifth (7.26) respectively in the 55 meter dash. Woodard was also sixth in the 200 meter dash (24.68). Katherine Dlesk won her heat and placed fourth overall in the 400 meter dash (57.61). The 4x400 meter relay team came in fourth with a time of 3:52.18. This time is fourth best in school history.

Report filed by Victor Cheng '08, Yale Sports Publicity