Whalen Qualifies for Women's 800-Meter Final at NCAA Track & Field Championships
June 10, 2010
WASHINGTON - In her final season on the Hilltop Christine Whalen has guaranteed herself All-America distinction at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. On day one of the championships in Eugene, Ore., Whalen automatically qualified for the eight-person final in the women's 800-meter run.
Whalen finished second in the first heat of the semifinals of the women's 800-meter run. Her time of 2:05.09 was second in her heat and fourth among all heats.
Natasha LaBeaud, also in her final year of eligibility on the Hilltop, finished 16th in the women's 10,000-meter run with a time of 33:44.63.
Toby Ulm finished seventh in his heat of the men's 400-meter hurdles with a time of 52.29, falling short of qualifying for the finals.
A handoff outside the zone disqualified the women's 4x100-meter relay team.
The Hoyas will continue with NCAA competition through Saturday, June 12.