Promising second-year member of the distance squad who made significant gains as a freshman…saw most of her action during the outdoor season…recorded PBs over three distances.
Cross Country: Placed 30th in season-debut at the UAH Charger Open…rolled to new 5k cross country PB at the FSU Invitational, finishing 46th in 18:58.1; nearly a minute faster than her previous best…capped fall season with a 6k PB at the Blazer Classic (23:03.7).
Cross Country: Lone start came at Bobcat Invitational where she ran 23:37.1 in the first 6k race of her career. Indoor: did not compete. Outdoor: Ran four races over three meets…opened up with a strong 4:49.56 1500 to place sixth at the FAMU Relays…doubled at the FSU Relays a week later, where she shed 10 seconds off her high school 800 PB by running 2:19.00…also ran at the UNF Invitational.
Posted high school personal-bests of 19:55.08 (5k), 11:39.29 (3200) and 5:18.0 (1600) over course of career…won district titles in both cross country and track & field (3200, 4×800)…outstanding student who posted a 4.00 GPA as a senior and graduated with honors from Coral Springs…member of the National Honor Society and Science National Honor Society…was also in Junior ROTC program (2014-16)…daughter of Lora and Chuck McConnell…majoring in chemistry…born July 11, 2000.