Cameron McConnell has experienced a lot in the past six months. She's moved to a new state, had to get to know a new team, new school, new competitors, and complete the recruiting process.
All are tough tasks, but McConnell has seemed to handle it all in stride. She is Texas' No. 1 ranked 5,000m runner, her team won district, and last week, she committed to Oklahoma State University.
The Canyon Randall senior is talked with MileSplit about her experiences and how she and the Randall girls are taking on the championship season.
Points of Discussion:
1:30 - Move to Texas
3:06 - Landing at Canyon Randall
4:36 - Racing in UIL 5A classification
5:57 - Colorado elevation running to Texas adjustment
7:16 - Running faster in Texas
8:03 - Adjusting to Canyon Randall
10:20 - Preparing for the UIL 5A championship season
12:10 - Track or XC
13:47 - Committing to Oklahoma State University
16:30 - Getting to know Cameron McConnell