Callahan qualifies for NCAA West Regional in steeplechase

May 25, 2015

Molly Callahan Track and FieldMolly Callahan of Fairbanks turned in a couple terrific finishes at the Pac-12 Championships for track and field in Los Angeles.

The University of Arizona junior ran to a sixth-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and posted a 12 th-place finish in the 5,000.

Callahan, of West Valley fame, completed the steeplechase with a PR time of 10 minutes, 27.83 seconds.

It was good enough to qualify her 30th for the NCAA West Regional, which begin Thursday.

Her time in the 5,000 was 16:50.10.

Last year, the Alaska distance runner qualified for the NCAA West Preliminaries in the 5K, finishing 38 th in17:10.02.