Errol Nolan Advances to Men's 400m Finals at NCAA Indoor Championships

Senior Errol Nolan break school record in men's 400m with a time of 45.72

March 8, 2013

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.- University of Houston track and field senior Errol Nolan opened up the 2013 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships with a school-record breaking run in the men's 400-meter dash.

Entering the event ranked eighth in the nation, the Rosenberg, Texas native, posted the third fastest time (45.72) in the preliminary round to advance to Saturday's finals.

Also competing for the Cougars in day one of the Championships was freshman Leshon Collins. Collins, who was ranked 16th nationally coming into the meet, ran a time of 6.77 in the men's 60-meter dash, but his time was not fast enough to qualify for the finals.

Nolan will take on the nations best in the men's 400m finals tomorrow at 6:50 p.m. The Cougars close out championship competition at 8:20 p.m. with the men's 4x400 relay. The school-record breaking team will compete as the 10th seed with their time of 3:07.60.

ESPN3 will air the meet live at 6 p.m., Saturday, while ESPNU will televise the Championships on tape delay at 6 p.m., Sunday, March 17. Live stats will also be available on the Flash Results website.

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