June 8, 2005

Bulldogs Set for NCAA Championships

June 8, 2005

Lindsay Donaldson, Molly Lederman and Lucas Meyer are set to represent Yale at the NCAA Track and Field Championships, which get underway Wednesday in Sacramento, Calif. Meyer will be the first Bulldog in action, running in the first heat of the 3000m steeplechase at 11:35 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday night. Donaldson is in the second heat of the 5000m run Thursday at 12:40 a.m. Eastern time, and Lederman begins competition in the second flight of the pole vault Thursday at 10 p.m. Eastern time.

Here is a summary of Yale's schedule:

Lindsay Donaldson (Fr., Lincoln, Mass.) 5000m run, seed time 16:12.83 Round 1 Heat 2, Thursday 12:40 a.m. Eastern time 27 participants -- Advance top six from the two heats plus the next 4 best times Finals, Saturday 11:10 p.m. Eastern time

Molly Lederman (Jr., Newton, Mass.) Pole vault, seed mark 4.06m Prelims Flight 2, Thursday 10:00 p.m. Eastern time 28 participants -- Competition continues until 16 or fewer remain at a bar height Finals, Saturday 9:00 p.m. Eastern time

Lucas Meyer (Sr., Ridgefield, Conn.) 3000m steeplechase, seed time 8:41.37 Round 1 Heat 1, Wednesday 11:35 p.m. Eastern time 27 participants -- Advance top five from the two heats plus the next four best times Finals, Friday 9:50 p.m. Eastern time

For complete results, visit ncaasports.com

report by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity

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