LUBBOCK, Texas (May 14, 2013) – After qualifying in the 1500 Meter Run at the South Plains College Invitational, Isaac Placencia captured a first place finish in the 1500 Meter Run in the Last Chance Meet hosted by University of The Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas.
Although he did not improve his time from the South Plains College Invitational, he received first place with a 4:00.25. The first place finish was his first win of the season. 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.