Morris Distance Runners Earn All-America Honors
Jane Havsy, Daily Record
June 10, 2013
Even days later, neither Michael Franklin nor Lauren Penney had processed the success they had at the NCAA Track and Field Championships this weekend.
Franklin, a Princeton senior, finished fifth in the 10,000 meters late Thursday night. Penney was eighth in the 5,000 meters about 24 hours later.
Both were named USTFCCCA first team All-Americans.
While Penney, a Syracuse graduate student, had previous experience at the NCAA Championships, Franklin was a bit astounded — particularly after a warm reception from the knowledgeable fans at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
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