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Rodriguez captures 1500 crown at Kit Mayer

Rodriguez captures 1500 crown at Kit Mayer

The Wildcats headed to the Kit Mayer Invitational on Saturday in Golden, hosted by Colorado School of Mines.

Alan Almeida (Aurora, Colo.) took part in the 200 meter race, finishing in 10th with a time of 22.16. Almeida also took part in the 400 meter race, finishing in 12th at 50.88 while Alberto Rodriguez (San Jacinto, Calif.) finished in 19th at 52.32. In the 800 meter race, Bryce Williams (Loma, Colo.) crossed the finish line in 19th at 2:04.32 ahead of Abelardo Villegas (Irving, Texas) in 28th at 2:21.61.

The 1500 meter race had Rodriguez cross the finish line in first place with a time of 4:07.76.

The 'Cats head to the Kansas Relays next weekend as they look to keep their strong start going in Lawrence.