Bruce seventh in steeplechase final

Former Cal Poly star runs U.S. men’s senior 3,000 steeplechase in 8:36.82

sports@thetribunenews.comJune 24, 2013 

Former Cal Poly track and field standout Ben Bruce finished seventh in the men’s senior 3,000-meter steeplechase in 8 minutes, 36.82 seconds at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Sunday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa.

Bruce, a 2005 Cal Poly graduate who was running for adidas, led early in the race but appeared to have an awkward landing coming off the water jump on the third lap.

Evan Jager won the event in 8:20.67.

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