Doop Wins Second Steeplechase Of Season
Owls take part in Sketchers Carl Knight Invitational
April 4, 2014
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Rice senior distance runner Wyatt Doop won his second 3000m steeplechase in the last week Friday afternoon at the Sketchers Carl Knight Invitational on the campus of Stephen F. Austin.
Doop, a native of Wayzata, Minnesota, recorded the second-best time in Conference USA this season (9:12.16) and set a lifetime best for a second straight week. The Owls also got a fourth place finish in the event from Travis Roberts (9:26.24) followed by Griffin Lee (9:27.79) in fifth.
Freshman distance runner Adam Davidson set a new PR in the 5000m (14:56.59) to finish fourth while junior Will Firth placed fifth (14:57.26). Senior Alex Weinheimer also placed fifth in the 1500m (4:00.16).
The Owls will be back at it tomorrow afternoon beginning at 10:30 a.m. at SFA.