When Anchorage’s Silas Talbot ran a 3:47.35 in the 1,500 meters in mid-April, he probably hoped his time would be good enough to qualify him for NCAAs.
At the same time he knew it would be close with a month before the competition.
Turns out, Talbot made the cut – but just barely.
His time ranks 48 out of 48 entering Thursday’s first round of elimination at the NCAA East Regional in Greensboro, N.C.
Talbot, of Service High fame, is a sophomore at Dartmouth College and has the fourth-fastest 1,500 time in the Ivy League.
Earlier this season, he won his first college race in the 800.
Last fall during cross country, Talbot finished third at the All-New England Championships.