May 16, 2010
ARLINGTON, Texas - The Lamar University men's track team finished 1-2 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Southland Conference Championships late Saturday.
Joonas Harjamaki won the event with a time of 8 minutes, 56.26 seconds. Teammate Matt Johnsen was second in 9:06.66.
Heading into the final day of competition on Sunday, Lamar was in fifth place with 22 points. Stephen F. Austin leads the 12-team field with 71 points. The Lamar women were 12th with 3 points. Stephen F. Austin had 90.5 points to lead the women's standings.
Running events are set to begin at 5 p.m. Sunday.