Indoor track and field: Lewiston's Harris national runner-up in 800

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Lewiston’s Isaiah Harris is the 2018 NCAA Indoor national runner-up in the 800 meters.

Harris, a junior at Penn State, finished the event in 1:46.08 to earn second place at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday.

UTEP sophomore Michael Saruni won the race with a new meet record, 1:45.15. Wake Forest junior Robert Heppenstall was third, eight-tenths of a second behind Harris.

It is the first indoor track and field All-American certificate for Harris, who was seeded fourth after Friday qualifying. 

Casco native Kate Hall, a sophomore at Georgia, earned her second All-America honor of the weekend by capturing sixth place in the 60 meters with a time of 7.24 seconds. Hall won the long jump championship Friday.

Hall helped the Bulldogs win their first women’s national title with 61 points. Arkansas was second with 49.

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Harris and the Nittany Lions tied with Syracuse for 10th in the men’s standings. Florida won the championship.

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