Lawson, Wheeler earn All-America honors at NCAA’s

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Corning grad and Stanford sophomore Jessica Lawson and Elmira grad and Providence junior Abbey Wheeler competed on the biggest stage in college Track & Field over the weekend.

The two former Section IV track stars both earned All-America honors at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Austin, Texas.

Lawson finished in 10th place in the 1,500 meters for Stanford with a time 4:16:04 to earn All-America honors for the first time in her career.

Wheeler finished in 14th place in the 5,000 meters for Providence with a time of 16:23:42 to earn All-America honors for the second time in her career.

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