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Hurta and Degenero Advance To 1,500 Finals

EUGENE – Colorado track and field advanced two women through to Saturday's 1,500-meter run finals after taking two of the three fastest times in the semifinals here Thursday afternoon at the NCAA Championships.

Sage Hurta and Micaela Degenero move on after finishing first and third in the first heat of the 1,500 prelims. Hurta advanced with the top-mark of 4:08.88 while Degenero ran the third-best mark at 4:09.38, moving her to sixth in CU history. Hurta's time came with ease and set her up for something special as that time made her the eighth-fastest to ever run at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.