(CANTON, N.Y.) - Senior Thomas Vandenberg (Mamaroneck, N.Y./Mamaroneck) of the Carnegie Mellon University men's track and field team advanced to the final of the 800-meter run at the 2015 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Championships is being held at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y.
Vandenberg finished second in his heat and had the third fastest time in the preliminaries, crossing the finish line in 1:50.68.
The senior will close his career at 3:05 p.m. on Saturday, May 22 when the finals of the 800-meter run is set to start. He is looking to achieve his fourth All-America honor and can do so with a placement of eighth or better.