May 29, 2009

MacDonald, Baker Lead The Way For Butler At NCAA Regional Finals

Louisville, Ky. - A pair of Butler distance runners found themselves counted among the fastest of the day in the Mideast Region of the NCAA Track and Field Championship, as junior Joe MacDonald and senior Andy Baker notched impressive showings in the men's 5,000 on Friday (May 29) evening.

MacDonald ran to a sixth-place finish in the race, while Baker posted a 12th-place effort.

Three other runners advanced to the finals of their events - to be held on Saturday (May 30). Juniors Kris Gauson and Rob Mullett moved on to the 1,500 final, while junior Steve Lisgo earned a bid to the finals of the steeplechase.