Fetherstonhaugh to Race in 3,000M Steeplechase National Championships
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Redshirt sophomore Grace Fetherstonhaugh is set to race in the 3,000M steeplechase at 2021 Outdoor NCAA National Championships on Thursday.
This will be Fetherstonhaugh's first career appearance at the NCAA National Championships.
The event, taking place at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, will run at 4:02 pm (PT) on Thursday. There will be two heats of the semifinal race with the top five finishers in each heat plus the next two best times advancing to the finals on Saturday at 3:24 pm.
Fans can follow along with live stats here or at the link on the track and field schedule page at osubeavers.com.
Fetherstonhaugh advanced to Eugene after finishing third in her heat and seventh in the race at the West Regionals with the second-fastest time in program history, 9:50.40. She will run in the first heat on Thursday.
The New Westminster, British Columbia native, is just the third athlete in program history to qualify for the Indoor and Outdoor National Championships in the same season after earning Second-Team All-American honors in the 5K with a 14th-place finish in March.
Carina Westover competed in the high jump in the Indoor and Outdoor National Championships in 1984, while Laura Carlyle took part in the mile run at the Indoor Championships and the 1,500M in the Outdoor Championships in 2012.
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