June 10, 2011

Gauson, Legg Named Honorable Mention All-America

DES MOINES, Iowa - Senior Kris Gauson and sophomore Kirsty Legg, who each advanced to the NCAA Outdoor Track Championships in the 1500 meter run, were named honorable mention All-America.

Gauson and Legg, both conference champions in the 1500, were recognized after their performances in the NCAA Championships at Drake Stadium Thursday evening. Legg placed 17th with a time of 4:23.81. Gauson, who had run some of the nation's top times in the 1500, came down with food poisoning and was unable to finish at the national meet.

The top eight finishers in each event are named first team All-American while finishers 9-16 are second-team honorees. The 17-24 finishers at the national meet earn honorable mention status.

 

                                                                            
                                        Kirsty Legg             Kris Gauson