Duncan, Grace Advance on First Day of NCAA Regionals

Duncan, Grace Advance on First Day of NCAA Regionals Buy Now
Claudia Duncan. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Both Yale runners made it through the first round of their respective events Thursday at the NCAA East Regional, hosted by North Carolina A&T. Senior Claudia Duncan's time of 54.03 in the 400-meter dash advanced her to the quarterfinals, which take place Friday at 5:45 p.m. Junior Kate Grace's time of 2:08.51 in the 800-meter run also advanced her to the quarterfinals, which take place Friday at 6:45 p.m.

The quarterfinals include the top 24 runners from the first round. The top 12 finishers automatically qualify for the NCAA Championships June 9-12 in Portland, Ore.

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