Men's Track & Field

Hill Earns All-American Status on Final Day of NCAA Championships

Nathan Hill raises his arms after finishing third in Saturday's 800-meter final. (photo by Perry Laskaris)
Nathan Hill raises his arms after finishing third in Saturday's 800-meter final. (photo by Perry Laskaris)

Nathan Hill represented the Middlebury men's track & field team on Saturday, posting an All-American third-place finish during the 800-meter run on the final day of the NCAA Outdoor Championships. The three-day event took place at the Roger Harring Stadium at Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Hill recorded a qualifying time of 1:51.09 during Friday's preliminary, good for entry into Saturday's final. In Saturday's race, he came from the middle of the pack in the last 200 meters, overtaking two runners to record an All-American and third-place time of 1:50.87.

With the six points scored, Hill helped the Panther men finish in a tie for 50th place in the final team standings.