Track & Field
Lyngstad Finishes Third at NCAA Championships



June 5, 1999

Boise, Idaho - Junior Hanne Lyngstad narrowly missed in her quest to become an individual national champion by finishing third in the women's 1,500-meter run Saturday night at the 1999 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Boise, Idaho.

Lyngstad, a native of Elverum, Norway, posted a time of 4:22.64 in the finals to finish third behind Mary Jane Harrelson of Appalachian State (4:21.06). Lyngstad's time was 1.31 seconds faster than her effort in Thursday's semifinal heat, which was the fastest qualifying time.

Lyngstad, the two-time defending Conference USA champion in this event, earned outdoor All-America honors for the second consecutive season. Last year she earned the honor with a fourth-place finish in the 1,500.

In her two-year track and field career, Lyngstad has set six school records, won eight individual conference titles, and earned All-America honors in each of the two NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Championships that she has participated.

Boise State University hosted the 1999 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.




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