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Elmira Grad Wheeler Finishes in 19th at NCAA Track & Field Championships

Abbey Wheeler finished in 19th place in the 5,000 meters

EUGENE, O.R. (18 SPORTS) - Elmira grad Abbey Wheeler finished in 19th place in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA Division I Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon on Saturday.

Wheeler finished with a time of 16:06.69.

Wheeler qualified for the final round by finishing in fourth place in her heat in the first round of the NCAA championships last month in Tampa, Florida.

Abbey finishes up her sophomore year at Providence where she set personal bests in both the 5,000 meters and the 3,000 meters.

In Indoors this season, Wheeler won the ECAC 3,000-meter title. 

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