PRINCETON, N.J. (5/11/12) - The three-day IC4A Outdoor Track & Field Championships kicked off today at Princeton's Weaver Stadium.
The steeplechase, 5k and 10k finals were held as well as the women's discus and half of the multi-events.
Freshman Eddie Owens was the runner-up in the steeplechase. His time of 8:56.39 was one of just four that was under nine minutes in a race that featured 28 competitors. it also marked a personal best and was about four seconds faster than his time last weekend.
Senior Peter Maag was fifth in the 5k race with a time of 14:16.84, pushing ahead of 21 other distance runners. He succeeded his previous PR of 14:19.97 from this year's Penn Relays.
Day 2 begins at 9 a.m., tomorrow with the continuation of the multi-events. The final event of Saturday is at 6 p.m., with the men's relay trials.