Davis Qualifies for NCAA Regionals at Princeton
April 14, 2007
PRINCETON, N.J. - The Bulldogs ended competition at the annual Yale-Princeton-Penn meet in third place with 54 points at Princeton's Weaver Track & Field Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Penn won with 81, while Princeton was second with 67 points. Erica Davis won both the discus throw (48.93 meters) and shot put (13.86 meters). Her mark in the discus throw qualifies her for NCAA regionals and shatters her old school record by over a meter.
Davis was not the only regional qualifier, as Elizabeth Calle qualified for regionals in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, dropping her time from last year by almost 40 seconds to 10:48.45, taking third in the event.
In the sprints, Katrina Castille won the 100-meter dash (12.39), while teammate Catherine Bader was fourth (12.81). Castille was also second in the 200-meter dash (25.15). In the 400-meter dash, Claudia Duncan was fourth with a time of 56.93, which is third all-time in school history.
The 4x100-meter relay team of Bader, Jessica Pall, Awolesi and Castille won with a time of 48.16. In the 4x400-meter relay, Yale was second with a time of 3:52.95. The team consisted of Dlesk, Pall, Duncan and Lin.
Report by Victor Cheng '08, Yale Sports Publicity