Fahy and Ledderhouse Advance to 1,500m Finals at USA Junior Track & Field Championships

Darren Fahy

June 21, 2013

WASHINGTON - On the second day of the USA Track & Field Championships held at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa, two members of the Georgetown University men's track & field team advanced in the junior 1,500-meter run. This is the second of a four-day event taking place on the campus of Drake University.

Darren Fahy (Carlsbad, Calif./La Costa Canyon) and Michael Lederhouse (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard West) both competed in the first heat of the junior 1,500-meter first round. Fahy finished third with a time of 3:51.54 with Lederhouse following up in fifth with a time of 3:52.38. The duo will continue in the semifinals of the event to be held on Saturday, June 21 and slated for 3:14 p.m. ET.

Max Darrah (South Yarmouth, Mass./Dennis-Yarmouth Regional) competed in the men's steeplechase today in the second of two heats. He finished 25th overall and 12th in his heat with a time of 9:16.95.

During yesterday's competition, All-American Chelsea Cox (Manahawkin, New Jersey/Southern Regional) competed against the best competition in the country in the women's 800-meter preliminary and finished 24th overall with a time of 2:05.00.

The women's 1,500-meter semifinal saw current Hoya All-American Rachel Schneider (Dover, N.H./St. Thomas Aquinas) race against a stacked field that included former Hoyas Treniere (Clement) Moser and Renee Tomlin. Moser took the top time in the semifinals (4:11.20) and advanced to the finals, held on Saturday, June 22 at 5:46 p.m. ET. Tomlin finished 13th with a time of 4:15.60, falling just shy of the advancing crowd.

 

 

Andrew Springer, coming off an impressive collegiate season running much longer distances (5,000m and 10,000m), competed in the men's 1,500-meter semifinals. He timed in at 3:55.00 but did not advance to the finals. Former Hoyas Liam Boylan-Pett who spent his fifth year on the Hilltop ran 3:47.88 but also missed the finals of the event.

The Hoyas will continue to compete through the weekend at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa for the USA Track & Field Championships.

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February 24
M: 4th of 7; W: 5th of 8
BIG EAST Indoor Track & Field Championships
Staten Island, N.Y.
RECAP
March 3
All Day
IC4A Indoor Track & Field Championships
Boston, Mass.
March 4
All Day
IC4A Indoor Track & Field Championships
Boston, Mass.
March 9
All Day
NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships
College Station, Texas
March 10
All Day
NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships
College Station, Texas
March 17
All Day
Maryland Invitational
College Park, Md.
March 30
All Day
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif.
March 30
All Day
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C.
March 30
All Day
Florida Relays
Gainesville, Fla.
March 31
All Day
Florida Relays
Gainesville, Fla.
March 31
All Day
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C.
March 31
All Day
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif.
April 6
All Day
Sun Angel Classic
Tempe, Ariz.
April 7
All Day
Sun Angel Classic
Tempe, Ariz.
April 7
All Day
Virginia Quad Meet
Charlottesville, Va.
April 20
All Day
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va.
April 20
All Day
Mt. SAC Relays
Torrance, Calif.
April 21
All Day
Mt. SAC Relays
Torrance, Calif.
April 21
All Day
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va.
April 25
All Day
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.