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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|Atlanta - A. Wood||3:05 PM|
|Chicago Cubs - J. Arrieta|
|Washington - J. Zimmermann||6:05 PM|
|Philadelphia - A. Burnett|
|Chicago WSox - H. Noesi||6:05 PM|
|Cleveland - C. Kluber|
|NY Yankees - H. Kuroda||6:05 PM|
|Baltimore - M. Gonzalez|
|Pittsburgh - J. Locke||6:10 PM|
|Cincinnati - M. Latos|
|Miami - H. Alvarez||6:10 PM|
|NY Mets - Z. Wheeler|
|Toronto - M. Buehrle||6:10 PM|
|Tampa Bay - C. Archer|
|LA Angels - G. Richards||7:05 PM|
|Texas - N. Tepesch|
|St. Louis - J. Kelly||7:10 PM|
|Milwaukee - Y. Gallardo|
|Boston - J. Lackey||7:10 PM|
|Houston - S. Feldman|
|Detroit - A. Sanchez||7:10 PM|
|Kansas City - D. Duffy|
|Minnesota - K. Johnson||7:40 PM|
|Colorado - J. De La Rosa|
|San Diego - J. Hahn||9:10 PM|
|Los Angeles - D. Haren|
|Oakland - J. Samardzija||9:10 PM|
|Seattle - F. Hernandez|
|Arizona - M. Bolsinger||9:15 PM|
|San Francisco - T. Lincecum|
|Calgary||7/12/14 5:30 PM|
|Brt Columbia||7/12/14 8:30 PM|
|Edmonton||7/17/14 7:30 PM|
|Toronto||7/18/14 6:00 PM|
|Hamilton||7/18/14 9:00 PM|
|Montreal||7/19/14 6:00 PM|
|Los Angeles||6:30 PM|
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