Long Islanders Excel at USATF Junior Championships

6/23/2013
 
Several Long Island youths competed this past weekend at the USATF Junior Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, IA. Many of these athletes qualified to represent the US in the Pan American Junior Championships and earned Junior All-American status.

Notable Finishers:
  • Jessica Gilbert, 4th in the 100m HH and 3rd in the 400m IH, Pan American team and All-American.
  • Ryan Bilian, 7th in the 110m HH, All-American.
  • Thomas Awad, National Champion in the 5000m, Pan American team and All-American.
  • Olivia Williams, National Champion in the 800m, Pan American team and All-American.
  • Kelsey Margey, 4th in the 1500m, Pan American team and All-American.
  • Brianna Nerud, National Champion in the 3000m Steeple Chase, Pan American team and All-American.
  • Molly Josephs, National Champion in the 1000m Race Walk, Pan American team and All-American.
  • Monika Farmer, 3rd in the 1000m Race Walk, Pan American team and All-American.
  • Brittany Collins, 5th in the 1000m Race Walk, Pan American team and All-American.
  • Katie Michta, 6th in the 1000m Race Walk, Pan American team and All-American.

Full results can be found here.