Lyndsey Braman a seventh grader at Flushing Middle School traveled to New Orleans last week to compete in the AAU Junior Olympic Track & Field National Championships.

Lyndsey competed in the 1,500 meters in the 13 year old age division. She was ranked only 39th going into the race, but finished 10 places better than that in 29th place. She also ran her best time of the season with a 5:28 clocking.