Golden & Harris Medal At Pan American Junior Championships in Canada

8/6/2015
 
Over the weekend, New York members Zola Golden (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) and Alexandra Harris (Stoney Point, N.Y.) each represented Team USA and each won a medal at the Pan American Junior Championships in Edmonton, Alberta Canada.  

Golden, who will be a freshman at the University of Texas Arlington, finished fifth in the 400m and was a member of the winning 4x400m relay.  In the 400m she ran 53.12 to match her career best time.  The time is #2 NY and #8 US for high schoolers in 2015.  In the 4x400m she ran the lead off leg with a split of approx. 53.21 seconds.  The team went on to run3:31.29 to win by over seven seconds. 

Harris, a rising junior at North Rockland High School, ran 10:31.79 in the 3000m steeplechase to finish third.  Her time is the US#1 time for high school athletes in 2015 and makes her the ?? performer all-time nationally.

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