McNeil wrapped up her high school career in 2018 in spectacular fashion. At the Baltimore County championships, she won a third straight 800-meter title, a second straight 1,600-meter title and helped the 4x400 relay team to a first-place finish. At the state track and field championships, she captured her third straight 400-meter and 800-meter titles.
Now at San Diego State, McNeil is focused on the Olympics. And as she told PressBox, there's only one way to get there: "Train."
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Franklin High School
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Issue 250: December 2018 / January 2019