Arkansas' McDonnell named to U.S. track staff

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas track and field coach John
McDonnell has been named to the 2008 U.S. Olympic staff as middle
distance coach.

The Razorbacks have won 42 national championships in track and
field and cross country under McDonnell. He has coached 23
Olympians, but the 2008 Games in Beijing will mark his first
appearance on the Team USA staff.

McDonnell's Razorbacks won the Southeastern Conference indoor
championship in February. Arkansas' men tied for seventh at the
NCAA championships this month.