Jaymes Dennison, a Penns Grove graduate and senior at Iowa State, ran 1:48.20 for second place Sunday at the Big 12 Conference championships Sunday in Waco, Texas.
Dennison finished behind only Texas Tech senior Vincent Crisp, who won the race in 1:47.69.
Dennison ran only about half a second off his PR of 1:47.63 from a meet last spring at Arizona State in Tempe, Ariz.
Dennison ranks 22nd in NCAA Division 1 and 12th in the Western Regional. He ranks No. 5 in Iowa State history both indoors and outdoors and No. 3 indoors in the 600-yard run at 1:08.97.