INDIANAPOLIS - Sophomore Donn Cabral of the Princeton men's track and field team has been named the Team USA roster it was announced by US Track & Field on Friday, July 2.
Cabral is one of two men that will represent USA in the steeplechase, along with Steve Finley, a junior at Virginia. A double All-America honoree this outdoor season, Cabral finished second in the NCAA Championships in the steeplechase. He competed last week at the USA Track & Field Championship, placing seventh in the senior division as the only collegian. Cabral holds the Princeton record in the steeplechase with a time of 8:35.60.
A total of 78 athletes were selected to represent the country at the 2010 NACAC Under-23 Track & Field Championships, July 9-11 in Miramira, Fla. The championships take place every two years in one of the 32 member nationals of the North America, Central America and Caribbean Athletic Association. Team USA dominated the medal count and records book in the 2008 championship with 62 medals and 12 meet records.