Huskies’ Yorks runs fastest collegiate indoor Mile ever by an American — then bows out
3:53 Miler opts to run with Distance Medley Relay team and the 3000 meters at upcoming NCAA Indoors
By Larry Stone, The Seattle Times
On Tuesday, Washington track and field coach Greg Metcalf did something so extraordinary that he had to call a friend to share it.
Sitting in his office at the Conibear Shellhouse, Metcalf took a deep breath and scratched Huskies senior Izaic Yorks from the Mile run at next weekend’s NCAA Indoor Championship in Birmingham, Ala.
Now, that doesn’t seem like such a big deal — until you consider that, just three days earlier, Yorks had set the track world on its ear by running the fastest collegiate indoor Mile by an American in history.
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