McClelland to Compete at USATF Junior Championships

June 23, 2017

MILWAUKEE - Marquette University freshman Max McClelland will compete in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the USA Track & Field Junior National Championships hosted by Sacramento State University on Saturday, June 24.

A native of Powell, Ohio, McClelland enjoyed a strong freshman campaign for the Golden Eagles in 2017. He qualified for the USATF Junior National Championships thanks to a career-best effort at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in May, where he took ninth place in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:28.26.

McClelland will compete against 10 other qualifiers in Saturday's race, which is scheduled for a 7:20 Central time start. The USATF will host a live webcast via USATF.org.

Fellow freshman Daniel Armstrong also qualified for this weekend's event, but is unable to compete due to injury.

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The Field - 3,000-meter Steeplechase

Name Affiliation Seed Time
Timothy Bason North Carolina St. 8:21.21
Nathan Mylenek Iowa 8:56.78
Eion Nohilly Georgetown 9:01.66
Nick Sevilla New Hampshire 9:20.26
Matthew Bouthillette Georgetown 9:20.47
Marshall Dillon Florida 9:21.20
Clark Bookman Kent St. 9:22.43
Michael Grabowski 9:22.52
Greg Crowley 9:23.14
Maximillian McClelland Marquette 9:28.26
Matthew Mercer Buffalo 9:30.51
Anthony Ocegueda Silver State Striders 9:27.88
Christian Wehrli South Orange County Wildcats 9:31.32

 


 

 

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