Saksa qualifies for finals in 1,500

Mike Ludwig
May 23, 2013

La CROSSE, Wis. - St. Olaf junior Brian Saksa posted a 3:52.46 in the prelims of the 1,500-meter run on Thursday at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships to advance to Saturday's final.

Saksa finished fourth in the first heat and his time is the fifth-best among qualifers for the event final, which include the top four from each heat plus the next best four times.

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