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Track & Field’s Litoff Primed for NCAA Championship Steeplechase Semifinal Wednesday

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara track & field's Zach Litoff is set to become the first Bronco in program history to race at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Litoff will compete in the 3,000-meter steeplechase semifinal on Wednesday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

The steeple semifinal begins at 5:32 p.m. and Litoff is slotted to race in the first of two 12-man heats. The top five finishers from each heat plus the next two best times in the field advance to Friday's final.

Litoff topped his own 3,000-meter steeplechase program record with an 8:42.