Georgetown alumna Schneider makes Olympic team in 5,000 meters

Georgetown alumna Rachel Schneider made the U.S. Olympic team Monday after finishing third in the 5,000 meters at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials. Chantilly alumnus Sean McGorty, who has the Olympic standard in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, had to stop to twice try to put his shoe back on Monday during the first of two preliminary heats. He caught back up to finish ninth and advanced on time.

Local results and upcoming races

800 meter first round
14 Joe White (Georgetown alumnus) 1:48.57
22 Vincent Crisp (District Track Club) 1:49.36
29 Matthew Payamps (Georgetown) 1:52.83

10,000 meter final
12 Robert Brandt (Georgetown) 28:09.92

3,000 meter steeplechase first round
13 Katy Kunc (Lake Braddock alumna) 9:37.85 (races final June 24, 11:47 p.m.)

3,000 meter steeplechase first round
9 Sean McGorty (Chantilly alumnus) 8:25.95  (races final June 25, 7:42 p.m.)
10 Fitsum Seyoum (Tuscarora alumnus) 8:28.72
15 Derek Johnson (Tuscarora alumnus) 8:32.97

5,000 meter final
3 Rachel Schneider (Georgetown alumna) 15:29.56
8 Josette Norris (Georgetown alumna) 15:48.70

1,500 meter first round June 24, 9:04 p.m.
Jack Salisbury (Georgetown)

800 meter first round June 24, 7 p.m.
Sabrina Southerland (former Georgetown runner)
Juliette Whittaker (Laurel resident)
Julia Rizk (District Track Club)
Michelle Howell (District Track Club)

5,000 meter first round June 24, 10:04 p.m.
Robert Brandt (Georgetown)

10,000 meter final  June 26, 6:44 p.m.
Emily Infeld (Georgetown alumna)
Rachel Schneider (Georgetown alumna)
Katrina Coogan (Georgetown alumna)

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