Rice Finishes Second Day At Carl Knight Invitational

William Roberts placed third in the 800m run Saturday.
William Roberts placed third in the 800m run Saturday.

April 5, 2014

Final Stats

NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Rice freshman distance runner William Roberts placed third in his first-ever collegiate 800m outdoor run Saturday afternoon on the final day of the Skechers Carl Knight Invitational.

Roberts, from Sanderson, Texas, ran the 800m in a time of 1:53.73, just seconds short of Alex Weinheimer's season-best time of 1:51.93 last week at the Victor Lopez. On Saturday Weinheimer placed fourth in the same event with a mark of 1:54.35.

Rice also ran the 4x100 for the first time this season, placing seventh after clocking a 43.12. The foursome was made up of Will Beasley, Berk Norman, Filip Drozdowski and Santana Rosario.

Rice placed sixth as a team with 46 points. The Owls will send split squads next Saturday, April 12 to both the Texas Invite and the UTEP Invite.





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