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Sophomore Adam Bragg earns his first trip to the NCAA Championships.
Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications

Bragg Becomes Sixth Tiger to Qualify for NCAA Championships

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 05/31/2014
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (5/31/14) - Sophomore Adam Bragg became the sixth Princeton Tiger to advance to the NCAA Championships, as he qualified in the pole vault on the final day of the NCAA East Regional.

Bragg was one of 12 vaulters that cleared 5.32 (17-5.50) to advance to the final in Eugene. After passing on the first height, Bragg cleared 5.02 and then 5.17 on his second attempt at each. He easily made it over 5.27 on his first try and then cleared 5.32 on his final attempt to capture his first trip to the Championships. The pole vault in Eugene is set to be contested on June 11.

The final event featured senior Chris Bendtsen, who had already qualified in the 10k. Bendtsen started in the middle of the pack and after 1800 meters had moved into fourth place. He was in second after 2200 meters with a pace of 6:31.89. After 3000 meters he was in fifth but the next lap he backed down and finished the race in 14:56.72 to take 18th in the heat and 36th overall.

Another Tiger making his way out West is Peter Callahan '13. Finishing his outdoor eligibity at the University of New Mexico, Callahan had the second-best time in the 1500 at the West Regional.

The championships begin Wednesday, June 11 at the University of Oregon.

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