Masters Shatters 1500 Program Record

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Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MAY 18, 2012

May 18, 2012

PASADENA, Calif. – University of Oklahoma junior Riley Masters broke his own record in the men’s 1,500-meter Friday evening, running 3 minutes 37.19 seconds to finish 14th in the event at the USATF Oxy High Performance Meet. Masters was the top collegiate finisher in the race that featured several high-caliber professional athletes, including several 2012 Olympic hopefuls.

The mark meets the Olympic Trials A standard (3:39.00) in the event to qualify him for the USA Track and Field Olympic Trials June 22-July 1 in Eugene, Ore., as well as the Olympic B standard (3:38.00). Masters’ time breaks his previous program record of 3:41.80 set earlier this season. It’s the second fastest time by a collegian this year.

USATF Oxy High Performance Meet
Occidental College – Pasadena, Calif. – May 18, 2012
Men’s 1500m Run: 14. Riley Masters, 3:37.19 (program record, old record – 3:41.80)

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