UA's Roth Wins 3,000m Steeplechase - Tucson News Now

UA's Roth Wins 3,000m Steeplechase

Source: Arizona Athletics Source: Arizona Athletics
EUGENE, OR -

Freshman Bailey Roth took the title the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase in the USA Jr. Championships on Saturday, June 27 in Eugene, Ore. at Hayward Field. Roth clocked a time of 9:08.70, about seven seconds faster than the second-place finisher. With this result, he earned a spot on team USA for the World Junior Pan-American Games.

In the senior USA Championships, former Wildcat Georganne Moline advanced to the finals of the women's 400-meter hurdles. Moline set a new season best time of 54.28 in the semifinals and she will run again in the finals on Sunday, June 28 at 1:03 p.m. MST.

Senior Nnenya Hailey also ran in the semifinals of the women's 400-meter hurdles on Saturday. She clocked a time of 57.09 and finished in 10th place overall. She did not qualify for tomorrow'sfinals.

Nick Mossberg took sixth place in the men's pole vault. The former Wildcat cleared a height of 18-0.5 (5.50m) and failed to clear the height of 18-4.5 (6.60m), which would have tied his personal best. He did not qualify for the World Championships.

Claire Green ran in the finals of the 800-meter race in the Jr. Championships. She finished in seventh place with a time of 2:12.01.

Taylor Bush fouled on all three of her attempts in the women's hammer throw and did not qualify for the World Championships.

Competition will resume on Sunday, June 28 starting with Liz Patterson in the high jump at 12:07 p.m. MST.

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