Former WU Runner Symmonds is Second in 800 Meters at Indoor Nationals

BOSTON, MASS. - Former Willamette University track and field star Nick Symmonds ('06, Boise, ID/Bishop Kelly HS) finished second on Sunday, Feb. 24 in the 800-meter run at in the USA Track and Field Indoor National Championships.
Symmonds completed the race in 1:46.96 and was just one one-hundredth of a second behind Khadevis Robinson, who won the event in 1:46.95.

Symmonds won the USA Track and Field indoor title in the 800-meter run last year. He won a total of seven NCAA Division III outdoor track and field national championships in the 800-meter run and the 1,500-meter run while competing for Willamette. He advanced to the semifinal heats at the World Championships in Osaka, Japan, last year.

Former Willamette runner Nick Symmonds '06 finished second in the 800-meter run at the 2008 USA Track and Field Indoor National Championships.

Former Willamette runner Nick Symmonds '06 finished second in the 800-meter run at the 2008 USA Track and Field Indoor National Championships.