Lindsey Butler earns All-American honors at NCAA Championships

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EUGENE, O.R. (WETM) – Corning grad Lindsey Butler is a first-team All-American for the second time in her college career.

The Virginia Tech sophomore finished in sixth place in the 800 meters on Saturday at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Butler finished strong in the final 200 meters and went from tenth place to sixth. The Corning native finished with a time of 2:02.83. Virginia’s Michaela Meyer won the event with a time of 2:00.28.

Butler also earned first-team All-American honors with a fourth place finish in the 800 meters at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas in March.

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