Aguayo Wins 5,000m Run at NACAC Track & Field Championships

July 12, 2006

TEMPE, Ariz. - Aaron Aguayo, a member of the Arizona State University cross county and track and field program, competed for the United States at the 2006 North American-Central American-Caribbean (NACAC) Under-23 Track & Field Championships and won the men's 5,000m run to pace the four Sun Devils on the team. The meet was conducted in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, from July 7-9.

The third-place finisher at the 2006 NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 3,000m steeplechase, Aguayo clocked in at 14:54.55 to edge American teammate Giliat Ghebray (14:55.52) for the title. In the women's 5,000m run, Jenna Kingma placed fifth overall for the U.S. as she finished the race in 17:07.54. Recent graduate Ryan Warrenburg competed in the men's 3,000m steeplechase and placed third in 9:11.36 while three-time NCAA champion Jacquelyn Johnson placed fourth in the women's heptathlon (full results of the event were unavailable).

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