Mile News Tagged Morgan Uceny

Uceny Ponders Future After Heartbreaking Olympics

August 19, 2012

By Tim Creason, South Bend Tribune

Morgan Uceny doesn't really know what happened. All she knows is that one moment she was racing, the next moment she was lying on the track.

And now, she has a lot of decisions to make about her future.

It's been just over a week since the pride of...

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Olympic Fall Keeps Morgan Uceny Out of Next 1500 Race

August 15, 2012

By David Woods, The Indianapolis Star

Morgan Uceny, the Plymouth, Ind., runner who tripped in last week's 1500 meter final at the Olympic Games, pulled out of a scheduled race Friday because of injuries resulting from her fall.

Uceny was in good position heading into the last lap of her race...

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Uceny Making Peace with Her Olympic Fall in 1500

August 12, 2012

By Pat Graham, Associated Press

LONDON — Days after her fall, Morgan Uceny was still trying to piece together what exactly happened.

Uceny was in good position to challenge for a medal in the Olympic 1500 meter final Friday, when she was tripped from behind on the last lap and fell to the...

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Plymouth Community Reacts to Morgan Uceny’s Olympic Run

August 10, 2012

By Melanie Yuill, Fox 28

Plymouth's own Morgan Uceny was running for the Gold in London Friday.

And the crowd at Plymouth High School was just brimming with excitement to watch the race and cheer her on. But the cheers suddenly fell silent when Uceny fell, tripped from behind in her last lap.... Read More comments

Hoosier Native Morgan Uceny Falls During 1500 Meter Final

August 10, 2012

By David Woods, Indianapolis Star 

LONDON – This is the other side of Olympic glory.

Half a lifetime of preparation, of dreaming, shattered in an instant.

Hoosier native Morgan Uceny fell Friday night in the 1500 meter final at the Olympic Games. Afterward, she knelt on the track, head...

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Morgan Uceny Advances to Final in 1500 Meters

August 08, 2012

By David Woods, Indystar

LONDON -- Morgan Uceny, who once resisted becoming a Miler because she didn't want to race that far, has become one of the world's best at one of track and field's glamour distances.

Uceny, a 27-year-old from Plymouth, Ind., qualified for the 1500 meter final at the...

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Plymouth’s Uceny to Run for Gold Friday

August 08, 2012

By Angelo Di Carlo, WNDU-TV

Michiana's Golden hope will get a shot at a gold medal. Plymouth's Morgan Uceny finished 3rd in the semifinals of the 1500 meter women's run Wednesday afternoon in London. The Plymouth native now advances to the finals on Friday.

The race aired on WNDU-TV at...

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Olympics 2012: Indiana Morgan Uceny advances in 1500 meters

August 06, 2012

By David Woods, Indystar

LONDON -- Morgan Uceny of Plymouth, Ind., and world champion Jenny Simpson today both advanced to semifinals of the women's 1500 meters at the Olympic Games.

Top six from each of three heats, plus the next six times, qualified for Wednesday's semifinals...


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Olympics : Mo’s ‘metric Mile’

August 04, 2012

Plymouth native aims for Olympic history

By Tim Creason, South Bend Tribune

Morgan Uceny won't just be battling runners from Africa and Europe during her Olympic races in London.

The Plymouth native has to overcome history, as well.

No American has ever won an Olympic medal in the women's...

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Plymouth street dedicated to Olympian Morgan Uceny

August 03, 2012

By WNDU-Channel 16

Olympic fever is in full swing in Plymouth as Mayor Mark Senter honored one of the city's own on Friday.

Senter unveiled a new street sign dedicated to Olympic 1500 meter star Morgan Uceny.

The street, now called Morgan Uceny Run, is usually known as Randolph street...

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