May 27, 2010
AUSTIN, Texas -
Lamar University's Francis Kasagule advanced to the second round of the men's 1,500 meters at the NCAA Track and Field West Region Championships on Thursday.
Kasagule turned in a time of 3 minutes, 44.03 seconds to advance to the field of 24. Kasagule will race in the regional finals on Saturday. The top 12 finishers in the region advance to the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore.
Lamar's Samuel Kosgei is scheduled to run in the men's 10,000-meter run later Thursday evening. Kosgei is ranked third in the region in the event.