Butler Records Fall At Alex Wilson Last Chance

NOTRE DAME, IND. -- The Butler track and field squad took advantage of the Alex Wilson Last Chance Meet, hosted by Notre Dame, to break two school records and add a couple of qualifying marks for the upcoming NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championship.  The Alex Wilson meet wrapped up on Saturday, March 6.

Freshman Kirsty Legg turned in Butler’s top individual performance with a fourth place finish in the women’s mile.  She won her section of the race in an NCAA qualifying time of 4:44.49.  Her effort broke her own school record of 4:48.27, set earlier this year.

The Bulldogs also qualified for the national meet in the men’s distance medley relay with a school-record time of 9:39.36.  The team of seniors Joe Macdonald, Stephen Lisgo, Kris Gauson and Rob Mullett placed seventh in their section and 12th overall.  Butler finished ahead of Notre Dame, Georgetown, Iowa State, Virginia Tech, Charlotte, Maryland, New Mexico and North Carolina in the race.

The NCAA Championship will be held in Fayetteville, Ark., March 12-13.