Davis and Hamilton Qualify for Regionals at Penn Relays

April 28, 2006

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - The Bulldogs ended competition at the 112th annual Penn Relays with some outstanding performances Thursday and Friday afternoons, with regional qualifying marks for Erica Davis in the shot put, and Claire Hamilton in the 3,000-meter steeplechase.

Davis surpassed her old school record of 13.89 meters by a large amount, taking second in the eastern division with a distance of 14.31 meters, barely making the regional qualifier of 14.30.

In the 3,000-meter steeplechase, Hamilton was sixth in her heat and qualified for regionals with her time of 10:47.18. The qualifying time for this event is 10:50.25.

Molly Lederman was sixth in the championship division with a height of 3.90 meters.

Report by Victor Cheng '08, Yale Sports Publicity

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