Washburn’s Koch Goes For Nat’l Title Tonight
Washburn's Carsyn Koch is already the NCAA Division II Indoor 800M national champion and now she's going for the NCAA Outdoor 800M title today in Florida.
Koch competes for Cedarville University in Ohio. She is seeded #1 among 24 runners with a seed time of 2:02.39. The 800M final is tonight at 7:05pm
In Friday night prelims(see below) Koch ran a qualifying time of 2:09.86, good for 6th place.
This sophomore year has been something else for Koch. She won the Indoor title back in March, earlier this month Koch scored an olympic team qualifier time of 2:02.39 at meet at Stanford and now the chance to be NCAA Outdoor champ.
Koch won multiple cross country and basketball state championships while at Washburn HS.
Women 800 Meter Run
Name Year School Prelims H#
1 372 Jhevere Hall SR Lincoln (Mo.) 2:08.27Q 1
2 497 Taylor Stepanski JR Saginaw Valley 2:08.45Q 3
3 504 Lynelle Decker SR Seattle Pacific 2:09.58Q 2
4 337 Fellan Ferguson SO Johnson C. Smith 2:08.41Q 1
5 604 Kyrah Vaughn SR Stanislaus State 2:09.20Q 3
6 140 Carsyn Koch SO Cedarville 2:09.86Q 2
7 176 Olivia Watt SR Chico State 2:09.39q 3
8 601 Aman Hundal SR Stanislaus State 2:09.79q 1