Kingstad Competes in 1,500-meter Run at Oregon Relays

Records his Top Time so far this Season

By Robert McKinney, Athletics Communications Director, (503) 370-6110

EUGENE, ORE. -- Willamette University's Kit Kingstad (Sr., Beaverton, OR/Beaverton HS) placed 11th in the men's 1,500-meter run section B at the Oregon Relays on Saturday, April 19 at Hayward Field. Section B featured a total of 16 runners from NCAA Division I, II and III, plus one runner with the Oregon Track Club and two unattached competitors.

Kingstad registered a time of 3:56.20 for his top time of the season. His previous best time in 2014 was at the Willamette Invitational on March 29, when he placed third in the "A" section at 3:56.68.

At the Oregon Relays on Saturday, Harun Abda of the Oregon Track Club won the 1,500-meter section B in 3:48.04. He was followed by Colby Gilbert, who competed unattached, with a time of 3:49.44. Boru Guyota from the University of Oregon was third at 3:49.82.

The next competition for the Bearcats will be at the Northwest Conference Championships on Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26. The meet will be hosted in Tacoma, Wash., by the University of Puget Sound.

SATURDAY RESULTS

Oregon Relays
Hayward Field
Eugene, Ore.
April 19, 2014

Kit Kingstad competed in the men's 1,500-meter run section B at the Oregon Relays. He earned a time of 3:56.20.

Kit Kingstad competed in the men's 1,500-meter run section B at the Oregon Relays. He earned a time of 3:56.20.