June 9, 2012
DES MOINES, Iowa -
Notre Dame junior track and field runner Rebecca Tracy closed out the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships for the Irish on Saturday, as she placed 12th in the 1,500m run finals with a time of 4:21.92. With the performance, Tracy is expected to be named a second team All-American by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) this week.
Tracy advanced to the finals after finishing 12th on Thursday in the semifinals.
Saturday concluded Tracy's strong season, as she won the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship in the 1,500m run, and also earned all-BIG EAST accolades in the 4x800m relay. During the indoor season, she also earned all-BIG EAST accolades in the 4x800m relay.