Newsome Mid-Distance Star Keleigh Scallon Commits to UF

Keleigh Scallon announced her verbal commitment to the University of Florida on Monday. The Newsome mid-distance star took to Instagram to announce the news. 

Scallon kicked off her senior cross country season by winning the Babe Zaharias Twilight Challenge with a time of 19:43 and following it up with a 19:01. Last season she clocked a new 5k PR of 18:13 at her regional meet and helped lead her team to a state title with a 13th place finish at the 4A state finals last November. 

The multi-time state medalist in track and field holds PRs of 5:00 for the 1600m, 2:12 for 800m, and 11:21 for the 3200m.

The 2019 FHAA 4A State Final 800m runner-up, will join her former Newsome teammate, Emma Solis, as a Gator come fall 2021. 

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