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Corbosiero, Ruskan Earn Spots In NCAA East Prelims
Courtesy: Richmond Athletics
Release: 05/19/2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Juniors Amanda Corbosiero and Marisa Ruskan don't want to hang up their track spikes just yet.

The veteran duo extended their historic seasons with the University of Richmond track & field squad on Thursday when they earned spots in the NCAA East Preliminary Round, both running in the 1500m race.

Corbosiero is making her second straight NCAA postseason after reaching NCAA East Prelims last year in Jacksonville. This goes on top of earning at spot at the USATF Indoor Championships this past February.

The Rosedale, N.J. native earned a spot in this year's 1500m with a time of 4:22.99 at the Colonial Relays in Williamsburg.

Ruskan is making her first-ever NCAA East Prelims appearance after her personal-best time of 4:23.85 in the 1500 at the New Captains Meet in April.

The first round of the 1500m race will run at 5:30 on Thursday, May 25 with the top five times in each section advance to Saturday's quarterfinal at 6:30. The top finishers in the quarterfinal will advance to the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon. 

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