BY Steven Macri
Last year when the Union Catholic boys track program took the long trip down to
Philadelphia to compete in the Penn Relays they were missing an important part of their
Taylor McLaughlin, one of the most prolific track athletes in the United States, was sidelined for five weeks because of a stress reaction. The Penn Relays is considered the premier track meets of the early season; team’s from across the United States and even outside the country show up to put forth their best effort. The events that take place at Franklin Field serve one purpose – that is to separate the best schools from the rest of the pack.
“I think he’s excited to run especially since he had to sit and watch,” Union Catholic coach Mike McCabe said.”The group of guys made it to the final without him. He went and supported it. I think he’s going to do something great. He wants to continue to improve.”
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