NEW ORLEANS (3/12/12) - Senior Donn Cabral and junior Peter Callahan have been named All-America for the 2012 NCAA Division I indoor track & field season, it was announced by the US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Monday, March 12.
Both earned first-team All-America honors for placing in the top eight in their respective events.
Callahan finished sixth in the mile at 4:02.66 to earned his first All-America distinction at Princeton. Callahan is the fourth Tiger to earn indoor All-America honors in the mile. He joins two-time All-America Bill Burke (1990 & 1991), Scott Anderson (1996) and David Nightingale (2007).
Cabral took eighth in the 5,000 at 13:53.14 and is the first Tiger to earn indoor All-America honors in the 5,000.
This is Cabral's first indoor All-America certificate. He has been named an All-America four times during the outdoor season. He is a two-time national runner-up in the steeplechase and was sixth and eighth in the 5,000 in 2010 & 2011. In addition, Cabral has been named All-America twice in cross country.
The duo becomes the program's third pair to earn indoor All-Americas in the same meet. They join Alex Pessala (weight) & Justin Frick (high jump) from 2009, Torra Harris (high jump) and Josh McCaughey (weight) from 2002.