Aaron Evans reached the podium Friday night when he finished third in the 800 metres at the NCAA Track and Field Championships. 

Evans clocked 1:46.87, his fourth time in the last month he's gone 1:47.00 or faster - all faster than former record holder Steve Burgess, who was on hand to watch Evans run in the final. Also on hand was Evans' dad Freddie and his brother.

Robby Andrews pipped him at the finish line for second in 1:46.83 while winner Andrew Wheating posted a 1:45.69.