Dobbs reaches final in 800 meters at day two of NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Michelle Dobbs 
(PHOTO CREDIT: Kelcey Buck)
Michelle Dobbs (PHOTO CREDIT: Kelcey Buck)

DELAWARE, Ohio – University of Chicago track athlete Michelle Dobbs turned in a top eight prelim time and qualified for the 800-meter final at day two of the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Friday.

Dobbs entered the national meet as the fifth seed in the 800 meters. On Friday, her prelims time of 2:11.64 made her the eighth and final qualifier for the final, which is due to take place at 3:35 PM (ET) on Saturday.

By virtue of her spot in the final, Dobbs clinched All-American status for the second time this year. The freshman finished fourth in the 800 meters at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships in March.

NEXT MEET:

  • Saturday, May 24 – UChicago at NCAA Division III Championships (Delaware, Ohio)