Rhode Island junior Lotte Black will travel to Austin, Texas to compete in the 1500 meter semi-final Thursday, June 6th at 8:16 p.m. EST. The top five from each heat advance to the final on Saturday, June 8th at 6:41 p.m. EST.
Black is the first track individual in program history to advance to the semi-final round, and the first since Crystal Bourque in 2011. The throwing coach for the Rams was named All-American in the hammer throw. The only other individuals in program history to advance to the semi-final rounds were Jasmine Jennings ('08 hammer, '09 hammer) and Sarah Thornton ('08 hammer).