March 12, 2006

Donaldson Finishes Seventh at NCAA Championships

March 11, 2006

Results

FAYETTEVILLE, AR - Yale ended competition at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in 51st place with two points. Sophomore Lindsay Donaldson scored Yale's two points in the mile run, placing seventh with a time of 4:43.74 Sunday afternoon at University of Arkansas' Randal Tyson Track Center.

Johanna Nilsson of Northern Arizona won the mile run in a time of 4:37.78. She also won the 3,000-meter run in a time of 9:06.61. Donaldson was 17th in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 9:37.61.

Molly Lederman finished 15th with a height of 3.85 meters. UCLA's Chelsea Johnson won with a height of 4.50 meters, just short of the collegiate record of 4.53 meters.

Report by Victor Cheng '08, Yale Sports Publicity