State Champion Natalie Varela Chooses Hometown Miami

Gulliver Prep senior, Natalie Varela, announced her commitment to the University of Miami on Tuesday night. She took to Instagram to announce the news. 

The 2A 800m and 1600m shocked the field when dropped insane kicks at the 2018 track state finals to win both events in a 2:09.82 and 4:57.64. 

Varela has had a strong progressing cross country season, running a season best of 18:48 at Spanish River back in September. 

The future hurricane has serious mid-distance range, holding PR's of 2:09 in the 800m, 4:54 in the 1600m, 10:51 in the 3200m, and 17:46 in the cross country 5k. 

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