Tulsa's Patrick Dever qualified for the NCAA Championship in the 5,000m run with his 11th-place finish at the NCAA West Regional at E.B. Cushing Stadium in Bryan-College Station, Texas. Dever also earned a spot in the NCAA Championship in the 10,000m run with his fifth-place finish earlier this week.
Dever turned in a time of 13:58.16, just 15.46 seconds behind Iowa State's Wesley Kiptoo in first place. Dever's time was 30.08 seconds behind his personal best set earlier this season at the John McDonnell Invite. Isaac Akers was 27th in the same event with a time of 14:23.