ALL-USA Preseason Girls Track and Field: Long and middle distance

ALL-USA Preseason Girls Track and Field: Long and middle distance

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ALL-USA Preseason Girls Track and Field: Long and middle distance

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The 2016 American Family Insurance All-USA Preseason Girls Track and Field team was selected by Fred Baer, founder of the Track and Field Writers of America, and Mike Kennedy, high school editor of Track & Field News.

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Here are the five athletes selected in middle and long distance (800, 1,500, mile, 3,000, 3,200, 2 mile). Returning ALL-USA selections are denoted with asterisks.

Christiana Aragon (Photo: Life Touch photography)

Christina Aragon (Photo: Life Touch photography)

CHRISTINA ARAGON*
School: Billings (Mont.)
Year: Senior
Events, times: 800 meters, 2:04.00; 1,500 meters, 4:16.36; mile, 4:37.91

Destiny Collins (Photo: Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports)

Destiny Collins (Photo: Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports)

DESTINY COLLINS
School: Great Oak (Temecula, Calif.)
Year: Senior
Events, times:  1,600 meters, 4:40.34; 3,200 meters,  9:53.79

Kate Murphy (Photo: Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports)

Kate Murphy (Photo: Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports)

KATIE MURPHY*
School: Lake Braddock (Burke, Va.)
Year: Junior
Events, times: 1,500 meters, 4:16.98; mile 4:39.37 (i) (2016)

 

 

Katie Rainsberger (Photo: Gatorade)

Katie Rainsberger (Photo: Gatorade)

KATIE RAINSBERGER

School: Air Academy (Colorado Springs, Colo.)

Year: Senior

Events, times: 1,500 meters, 4:17.68 (i) (2016); mile, 4:36.61 (i) (2016)

Samantha Watson (Photo: Ron Kalasinskas)

Samantha Watson (Photo: Ron Kalasinskas)

SAMANTHA WATSON*

School: Rush-Henrietta (Henrietta, N.Y.)

Year: Junior

Events, times: 400 meters, 52.69; 800 meters, 2:03.54

NEED TO KNOW

Three 2015 national leaders return in miler Aragon, 800-meter runner Watson, and California 3,200-meter champ Collins. Aragon won the Adidas Grand Prix Dream Mile in 2015.

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