Track Honours for Jordan Hasay

Congratulations to Jordan Hasay. The sixteen year old has been named the USA Today’s High School Track and Field Girls Athlete of the Year:

“…Hasay’s record-breaking performance at the U. S. Olympic Track and Field Trials was voted the No. 1 performance in 2008 among 32 entries on the prep track and field Web site earlier this month. Hasay set a national girls high school record in the 1,500-meter run July 4 at the trials in Eugene, Ore., finishing fifth in her heat in 4 minutes, 14.5 seconds. She went on to finish 10th in the final two days later.”

link: Hasay quickly becoming future face of U. S. track

Jordan Hasay runs beautifully. It is really a treat to watch her race. There is no doubt about her athletic talents. Her experience this summer just adds to her race strategy. When she was at the Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon, the savvy track and field crowd quickly recognized her talent and did some unofficial recruiting. They cheered for Jordan and encouraged her to “Come-To-Oregon” for her collegiate career. Without a doubt, Jordan Hasay will be high on most university recruiting lists.

Catherine Forsythe