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    TOM CHORNY ADVANCES TO STEEPLECHASE FINAL

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    June 3, 1999

    TOM CHORNY ADVANCES TO STEEPLECHASE FINAL

    Boise, Idaho-- Indiana distance runner Tom Chorny advances to this Saturday's 3000m steeplechase final at the 83rd NCAA Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Boise State University. Chorny's time of 8:56.29 placed him third in the second section. The final consists of the top four runners from each of the two sections plus the next four fastest times.

    Chorny, from Fruitport, Mich. (Fruitport H.S.), entered the meet with the third fastest time by a collegian during the outdoor season with a winning and school-record time of 8:37.18 at the Penn Relays (April 22). Only Carlos Suarez-Gonzales (8:35.04) from Texas-El Paso and Chuck Sloan (8:37.06) from Oklahoma State have faster seed times.

    Chorny is a senior majoring in geology.

    Mens 3,000-Meter Steeplechase (Semifinal Heat 1)
    Lane -- Athlete -- School -- Result
    8 *Tom Reese Colorado 8:53.00
    6 *Matt Kerr Arkansas 8:54.22
    9 *Micah Davis Oregon 8:54.25
    1 *Anthony Famiglietti Tennessee 8:54.28
    3 *Carlos Suarez-Gonzales Texas El Paso 8:54.29
    5 *Travis Armstrong Boise State 8:54.86
    2 *Ryan Taylor Michigan State 9:01.70
    7 Ian Connor Ohio State 9:12.06
    4 Steve Slattery Colorado 9:23.69

     

    Mens 3,000-Meter Steeplechase (Semifinal Heat 2)
    Lane -- Athlete -- School -- Result

    5 *Adam Batliner Colorado 8:55.73
    4 *Todd Davis Portland 8:56.22
    8 *Tom Chorny Indiana 8:56.29
    2 *Billy Herman Northern Arizona 8:56.37
    7 *Chuck Sloan Oklahoma State 8:56.42
    6 Jared Cordes Wisconsin 9:04.06
    9 Cesar Perez-Segovia Texas El Paso 9:05.14
    1 Eric Pierce Minnesota 9:12.14
    10 Andrew Hennessy Oklahoma State 9:19.83
    3 Jeff Wilson Brigham Young 9:28.47 1

    *Advanced to final

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