Updike bros finish 2nd, 3rd in steeplechase at Oregon Twilight
Tonight, they finished second and third in the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Oregon Twilight at iconic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.
Isaac lost a photo finish and his brother won a photo finish.
Isaac finished second with a time of 8:40.05 – just behind winner and Team Run Eugene teammate Tripp Hurt’s 8:39.39.
Lucas took third in 8:58.41, just .56 seconds ahead of fourth place.
The Updike brothers combined for 10 NAIA All-American finishes at Eastern Oregon University.
Isaac earned six of them, including four in the steeplechase. He won the NAIA national championship in 2013.
Lucas was an All-American in both track and cross country.