Leroy Qualifies for Mile Finals at NCAA Championship

Leroy Qualifies for Mile Finals at NCAA Championship

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Senior MacKenzye Leroy (Port Jervis, N.Y./Port Jervis) finished with the ninth-fastest time in the prelims of the mile on Friday at the NCAA Division III Men's Indoor Track and Field Championship at the Birmingham CrossPlex.

With his time, Leroy was one of 10 competitors to qualify for the finals of the race on Saturday. Leroy competed in the second of two heats and finished seventh in 4:13.69. The Top 3 runners in each heat advanced to the finals followed by the next four fastest times. Leroy qualified in the 10th spot by having the fourth of the next four fastest times after the automatic qualifiers.

Senior Jeremy Hernandez of Ramapo notched the fastest time in the prelims at 4:09.36. The finals of the mile will be on Saturday at 3:50 Eastern Standard Time (2:50 CST) and can be watched live at https://www.ncaa.com/liveschedule/2018/03/09

 

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