FIve More All-Americans Crowned On Day 3 Of NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
EUGENE, Ore. -- The Ivy League crowned five more All-Americans on day three of the 2014 NCAA Track & Field Championships, held in Eugene, Ore.
On the women's side, Cornell senior Rachel Sorna placed fourth overall in the steeplechase finals with a time 9:46.96, a short three seconds behind the second-place finisher. Dartmouth senior Megan Krumpoch took fifth in the 800m in 2:03.82, just over two seconds behind the first-place runner.
For the men, Penn senior Maalik Reynolds and Cornell senior Montez Blair, who finished 1-2 at the Ivy League Heptagonal Outdoor Track & Field Championships in May, resumed their rivalry at NCAAs, and fittingly finished tied for seventh after each cleared 7-0 ½. Quakers sophomore Sam Mattis placed fifth in the discus with a throw of 197-11.
Cornell junior Stephen Mozia, who placed second in the shot put on Wednesday, placed 13th in the discus on Friday. A trio of Ivies ran in the 5K, with Harvard sophomore Tom Purnell finishing 20th, just ahead of Dartmouth sophomore Curtis King (21st) and Big Green junior John Bleday (24th).
The fourth and final day of the NCAA Championships kicks off at 3:30 p.m. ET. ESPNU and ESPN3's coverage begins at 5 pm ET.