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Dahl soars her way to title in the mile at Tyson Invitational
Friday, February 13, 2009
On Friday afternoon, the transfer from
"Heidi ran brilliantly today," commented associate head track and field coach Michelle Byrne. "She ran consistent and towards the last three laps she had control of the race."
Dahl, who has set two school records in the event prior to Friday, trimmed a few seconds off that mark and now ranks 13th in the country amongst collegiate athletes in the mile.
The senior runner also blew away the 8-woman field, as
"We came here with a goal in mind, and that was to solidify a time for the NCAA Championships," added Byrne. I think she did that today and did so against a very tough field."
Dahl and the rest of the Buccaneer track and field team will now prep for the 2009 Atlantic Sun Indoor Conference Championships, which takes place next weekend in
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