June 7, 2013
EUGENE, Ore - Providence College juniors Emily Sisson (Chesterfield, Mo.) and Laura Nagel (Napier, New Zealand) each earned All-America honors on Friday, June 7 in the 5,000 meters at NCAA Track Championship in Eugene, Ore. Sisson placed sixth in a time of 15:58.40 to earn First Team All-America honors. Nagel finished 12th (16:15.08) and was named Second Team All-America. Dartmouth's Abby D'Agostino won the race in a time of 15:43.68.
For Sisson it marked the third consecutive year that she ran the 5,000 at the NCAA Championship and the third straight year she received All-America accolades in the race. She placed 10th in the 5,000 (15:53.90) in 2011 and Sisson finished fourth (16:18.24) in the 5,000 at the NCAA's in 2012. Sisson has now received seven All-America honors in three years of competing in track and cross country.
For Nagel it is her first All-America honor in outdoor track and second All-America honor overall.
Providence College senior Shelby Greany (Suffern, N.Y) will be the final Friar to run at the NCAA's when she competes in the finals of the 3,000 steeplechase on Saturday, June 8 at 5:57 p.m. EST.