BYU runner national champion

BYU's Nachelle Mackie won her second National Championship trophy this year as she claimed the 800 meter title at the 2012 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships. She also won the 800 meter title at the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships in March.

"It was such a great race," she said. "I'm really excited. At the beginning of the race I knew I had to go out fast because it was such a strong field. Once I got the lead I didn't want to give it up. I had the lead with 200 meters left and just the thought of losing my last collegiate race gave me the extra motivation to finish strong."

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