Dillon Maggard runs in the Utah State University “Blue and White Meet,” where the athletes presented a mock meet on campus before the season. Courtesy of the Utah State University athletics department

Dillon Maggard runs in the Utah State University “Blue and White Meet,” where the athletes presented a mock meet on campus before the season. Courtesy of the Utah State University athletics department

Maggard notches school record, leads NCAA in 3,000 meters

  • Monday, January 29, 2018 10:44am
  • Sports

Utah State University senior Dillon Maggard, a Lake Washington High alumnus, won the 3,000 meters last weekend at the Washington Invitational with a school-record time of seven minutes, 52.99 seconds, beating the previous school record by nearly 10 seconds.

Maggard, who beat a field that includes four of the other top-10 3,000-meter times in the nation this year, is the first Aggie to break the eight-minute mark in school history. His time currently leads the entire NCAA, with the second-best time nearly a second behind him.

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