Heather Dorniden advanced to the semifinals in the 800-meter run Wednesday at the NCAA track and field championships in Des Moines.
Minnesota's Dorniden finished fourth in a time of 2 minutes, 6.27 seconds. The 800-meter semifinal will be run today.
Minnesota's Jamie Cheever advanced to the final in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Cheever ran a time of 10:18.87, finishing fifth in her heat and qualifying for Friday night's final.
U freshman Hassan Mead advanced to the men's 5,000 final. Mead recorded a time of 14:31.07 to place fifth and qualify for the final. The U's Chris Rombough finished with a time of 14:44.78.Etc.
• North Dakota hockey defenseman Joe Finley of Edina said he will return for his senior season. The WCHA leader last season in plus-minus rating was a first-round draft pick of the Washington Capitals. Finley led the Fighting Sioux in plus-minus the past two seasons and led the league with a plus-24 rating as a junior.
• Hamline named Robert Beeman athletic director. Beeman, who has been the athletic director at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis., the past three years, replaces Dan O'Brien, who resigned to accept a position on Gophers football coach Tim Brewster's staff.
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|Los Angeles - LP: P. Maholm||7||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - WP: V. Worley||12|
|San Francisco - WP: G. Kontos||9||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - LP: J. Manship||6|
|Texas - LP: N. Tepesch||1||FINAL|
|NY Yankees - WP: J. Francis||2|
|Boston - LP: J. Peavy||3||FINAL|
|Toronto - WP: J. Happ||7|
|Miami - WP: J. Turner||6||FINAL|
|Atlanta - LP: M. Minor||5|
|San Diego - LP: E. Stults||0||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - WP: K. Hendricks||6|
|Cincinnati - LP: S. LeCure||3||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - WP: F. Rodriguez||4|
|Cleveland - WP: D. Salazar||8||FINAL|
|Minnesota - LP: Y. Pino||2|
|Kansas City - WP: B. Chen||7||FINAL|
|Chicago WSox - LP: S. Carroll||1|
|Tampa Bay - WP: J. Odorizzi||7||FINAL|
|St. Louis - LP: A. Wainwright||2|
|Washington - WP: C. Stammen||7||FINAL|
|Colorado - LP: B. Brown||4|
|Detroit - LP: P. Coke||4||FINAL|
|Arizona - WP: E. De La Rosa||5|
|Houston - WP: D. Downs||3||FINAL|
|Oakland - LP: F. Abad||2|
|Baltimore - WP: M. Gonzalez||4||FINAL|
|LA Angels - LP: M. Morin||2|
|NY Mets - WP: J. deGrom||3||FINAL|
|Seattle - LP: E. Ramirez||1|
|Calgary||7/24/14 8:00 PM|
|Winnipeg||7/25/14 9:00 PM|
|Ottawa||7/26/14 6:00 PM|
|Toronto||7/26/14 9:00 PM|
|Winnipeg||7/31/14 6:00 PM|