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Miler McGee nearing return to Gators

September 10, 2013

“I just hope to bring back some of the things I learned this summer.”

By Gordon Streisand, Alligator

Cory McGee is trying to catch her breath as she prepares for the cross country season.

This summer, McGee (right, PhotoRun) ran for the Gators track and field team, participated at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships and represented the United States at the 2013 IAAF World Championships held in Moscow.

And she was taking online classes.

“I took my classes in Belgium, Austria and Russia,” McGee said.

Although her summer was busy, the experiences McGee brings back to Gainesville should prove valuable this season.

She advanced to the finals at nationals and competed among the best at the World Championships.

“When I got to USAs this summer, I felt completely comfortable and relaxed,” McGee said. “I wasn’t out of my element. Going into this summer my priority was to make the final (at nationals).”

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