• Brazier shocks with 1:43.53 to win NCAA Championships 800m
Donavan Brazier highlighted the second day of the NCAA D1 track and field championships in Eugene, Oregon.
A Freshman from Texas A&M University, Brazier, destroyed the men's 800m field clocking a sensational 1:43.55 to win the NCAA title.
Brazier broke the NCAA championships meet record by Mark Everett of 1:44.70 and almost broke Jim Ryan's collegiate record of 1:43.3. The 19-year-old's time is also the third fastest in the world this season.
The second place in the men's 800m final took Senior of Miss State Brandon McBride in 1:44.50, Meanwhile Shaquille Walker of BYU finished in third in 1:45.17.
|1||Donavan Brazier||FR||Texas A&M||1:43.55|
|2||Brandon McBride||SR||Miss State||1:44.50|
|4||Isaiah Harris||FR||Penn State||1:45.76|
|5||Sampson Laari||JR||Mid. Tenn. State||1:47.15|
|6||Chris Sanders||JR||La Salle||1:47.50|
|7||Eliud Rutto||JR||Mid. Tenn. State||1:48.54|
|8||Robert Heppenstall||FR||Wake Forest||1:51.14|