LEVELLAND, Texas (May 7, 2013) – Lubbock Christian University's Isaac Placencia has already qualified for NAIA Nationals to compete in the Steeplechase, but after the South Plains College Invitational, he has also qualified in the Men's 1500 Meter Run after completing B-standard qualifying time 3:55.
Placencia, a senior from Lubbock, Texas has now qualified in the 3000 Meter Steeplechase Run and the 1500 Meter Run. The 62nd Annual NAIA Men's Outdoor Track & Field Championships are scheduled for May 23-25 in Marion, Ind. The events will take place at Indiana Wesleyan University. This is the first time for Placencia to qualify for the NAIA outdoor championships. Placencia has previously qualified to the NAIA cross country and NAIA indoor track & field championship events this competing season.