Former Cal Poly All-American Maggie Vessey qualified for the semifinals in the 800-meter race at the USATF Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore., on Thursday.
Vessey finished second in her heat in a time of 2 minutes, 2.13 seconds. Chanelle Price won the heat in 2:02.60.
Vessey had the 10th fastest time in qualifying. Ajee Wilson had the top time at 2:01.96.
The semifinals are scheduled for Friday.
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