Uceny fifth in European 1500 race
By The Ithaca Journal
LONDON -- Cornellian Morgan Uceny, set to become the first Big Red female track Olympian in program history this month, placed fifth in a 1500-meter race at an international track & field meet Friday in London.
Uceny, a four-time All-American at Cornell from 2003-07, faded from second to fifth in the final straightaway and finished in a time of 4 minutes, 8.22 seconds at the 2012 Aviva London Diamond League meet. Her time was well off her personal best and 2011 world-best 4:00.06, and nearly four seconds slower than her winning time at the U.S. Olympic Trials two weeks ago in Eugene, Ore.
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