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Washington's Katie Flood Advances To NCAA Championships

Washington's Katie Flood advanced to the 1,500-meter finals after qualifying on Friday in Day 2 of the NCAA outdoor track and field championships in Des Moines, Iowa. The sophomore's time of 4:12.65 is the second-fastest time in her career. Flood competed in one of the two semifinal heats on Friday. Runners had to finish in the top five of their in heat or have one of the next two fastest times to advance to Saturday afternoon's final.

See how other Washington Huskies athletes fared at the NCAA Championships after the jump.

  • Junior Jimmy Brookman failed to qualify for the finals in the Javelin, but threw a 225-9 distance, the second best of his career. His throw gave him the 15th best distance in the competition and helped him earn All-American Second Team honors.
  • Sophomore A.J. Maricich placed 23rd overall in the high jump, failing to clear 7-0 ½. In the Pac-12 championships he set a personal record of 7-2 ½.
  • Junior James Alaka finished eighth in his 200-meter semifinal, finishing with a time of 21.24 seconds. He failed to qualify in the finals for both the 200 and 100-meter races at the NCAA Championships.
For more continuing coverage on Washington's performance at the NCAA Track and Field Championships, check out the school's official athletics website.