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Labosky to Compete at NCAA Championships

Chris Labosky. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)
Chris Labosky. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The NCAA Championships will open in Eugene, Ore., on June 9, and senior Chris Labosky will be competing in the semifinals of the 800-meter run. Labosky earned his berth by finishing 10th overall at the NCAA Regional Competition in Greensboro, N.C. on May 28.

Labosky set a school record with that run, finishing in 1:47.74. Labosky has competed in NCAA Regionals twice, but this is his first time competing at the national championships. His previous PR was 1:48.25, which he set at IC4A Championships to earn All-East honors. That time officially ranks Labosky as the 21st-fastest runner going into the NCAA Championships, though his new school record would place him 12th.

Labosky will be competing in the semifinals on Wednesday at 4:30 PM PDT. He will competing in the third of three heats; the top two from each heat and the next two fastest will move on to the finals.The finals will be held on Friday at 5:40 PM PDT.

Live results will be found at flashresults.com. More information and a complete schedule of events can be found at NCAA.com. Start lists can be found here. Results will be posted on YaleBulldogs.com following the events.