Floyd Places Fifth in Second Heat Of 800-Meter Preliminaries

Floyd Places Fifth in Second Heat Of 800-Meter Preliminaries

LA CROSSE, WI. – Following a lengthy three-hour rain delay at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field National Championship on Friday evening, Carter Floyd of the Pomona-Pitzer Men's Track and Field Program made his long-awaited debut in the 800-meter run preliminaries.

Running in the second heat, the freshman couldn't reach his desired result, clocking in at 1:55.15 and missing the cut for the final round tomorrow.

Floyd concludes his freshman season with the third-fastest time in program history in the 800-meter run, having ran a 1:50.81 at the Redlands Last Chance Meet. He also was named All-Region in the 800 and 1,500-meter and All-SCIAC in the 800.

Up Next: Vicky-Marie Addo-Ashong will be the first Hen to compete in the final day of the NCAA, competing in the triple jump at 9 a.m. PST. Danny Rosen will race in the 3000-meter steeplechase final at 9:30 a.m. and Andy Reischling will follow later at 1 p.m. in the 5000-meter run final. Helen Guo will be the final Sagehen to run, competing in the 5000-meter run final at 1:25 p.m.