Dana Lindberg
Dana Lindberg
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hingham, Mass.
High School: Hingham
Position: Sprints/Jumps
Major: Political science
Residential College: Calhoun

Yale PRs

Long Jump 7.40m

Triple Jump 13.02m

200m 21.59

100m 11.32

60m 7.09

High School PRs

Long Jump 22-10 

Triple Jump 46-2

100m 10.84

200m 22.04

60m 7.10

2012-2013: Placed first in the long jump against Dartmouth and Columbia...Placed fourth in the long jump against Harvard and Princeton...Finished 10th in the long jump at indoor Heps...Finished in the top eight in the 4x100 meter relay, 4x400 meter relay, long jump and 200-meter dash at the Tribe Invitational...Finished first in the long jump and second in the 200-meter dash against Harvard...Placed third in the 200-meter dash against Oxford and Cambridge...Qualified for the finals in the 200-meter dash at outdoor Heps, placing seventh...Placed 14th in the long jump at the outdoor IC4AsLee Calhoun Award recipient.

2011-2012: Set new personal bests in the 60- and 100-meter dashes and equaled his PR in the long jump…Long jump winner at Dartmouth-Yale-Columbia and second-place at the Giegengack Invitational…9th in long jump at indoor Heps…Second-place in 200-meter dash at Dartmouth-Yale-Columbia…Contributor on 4x100- and 4x400-meter relays…Outdoor season cut short due to injury.

2010-2011: Peaked at outdoor Heps with PR of 7.05m in long jump … Notched third-place finishes in long jump and triple jump at Harvard-Yale … Runner-up in long jump at UConn Invitational … Opened indoor season with win in long jump … Competed at indoor Heps in long jump … Jumped PR at Harvard-Yale-Princeton to take third … Also placed fifth at Reebok Boston Indoor Games.

High School: Competed in Nike Indoor Nationals 2010 … State champion in triple jump and 200m … Captained indoor and outdoor track teams as senior … Received awards for League Sportsmanship, Patriot League All-Star indoor and outdoor for four consecutive years and Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic … Also played baseball, basketball and football.

Personal: Calhoun College … Enjoys skiing and hiking … Went on community service trips to West Virginia and Georgia.

Why I Chose Yale: I came to Yale because it not only gave me the chance to be an influential member of a relatively small but talented team and receive lots of coaching attention at a competitive level, but also all of the opportunities that basically only Yale can provide.