April 13, 2009

Yale Falls to Penn, Princeton

April 13, 2009

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Yale hosted Penn and Princeton for the annual tri-meet on the DeWitt-Cuyler track Saturday afternoon. On a rainy day, the Bulldogs finished third, behind the first-place Tigers and second-place Quakers.

Sophomore Kate Grace won the 400-meter dash for the Bulldogs in 57.03 seconds, which is less than a second over ECAC qualifying standards.

Senior captain Jennifer Lin ran the 400-meter hurdles in 1:04.56 for a strong first-place finish.

Yale did not compete in every event and some of the athletes who competed Friday at the biennial Yale-Harvard vs. Oxford-Cambridge meet did not compete again on Saturday.

Next Saturday the Bulldogs will travel to Cambridge, Mass., for the annual Harvard-Yale dual meet.

Report by Kyle Eichner '12, Yale Sports Publicity