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Vincennes University track and field/cross country signs two runners for upcoming season

VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University track and field/cross country teams are excited about the addition of two new runners for the 20/21 school year.

Jacy Collins (Jasonville, Ind.) will be joining the blazers for the upcoming school year after completing her senior year at Shakamak High School. Collins boasts impressive personal bests in the 5k of 19:02.4, a 12:43 in the 3200m, and 5:34.2 in the 1600m.

Kyra Davis (Monrovia, Ind.) will also be joining both the Vincennes University track and field team as well as the cross country team. Davis is a known specialist in the 800m where she holds a personal best of 2:36. She will be joining the blazers from Monrovia High School.

VU Coach Chris Gafner says. . .

"I am very excited that Jacy chose Vincennes University to continue her academic and athletic career at the college level. She is a proven performer who works hard and has a great attitude.  She will be a huge asset to the team this fall."

"Kyra is going to be a valuable member of the women's track & field/cross country teams. She is a tough competitor and I expect her to be very successful at the college level.

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VINCENNES UNIVERSITY, Department of Sports Information, www.govutrailblazers.com

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