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.
School: Billings (Mont.)
Events, times: 800 meters, 2:04.00; 1,500 meters, 4:16.36; mile, 4:37.91
School: Great Oak (Temecula, Calif.)
Events, times: 1,600 meters, 4:40.34; 3,200 meters, 9:53.79
School: Lake Braddock (Burke, Va.)
Events, times: 1,500 meters, 4:16.98; mile 4:39.37 (i) (2016)
School: Air Academy (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
Events, times: 1,500 meters, 4:17.68 (i) (2016); mile, 4:36.61 (i) (2016)
School: Rush-Henrietta (Henrietta, N.Y.)
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.