DES MOINES, Iowa, June 20, 2013 – James Madison track & field freshman Jenna Flickinger (Hummelstown, Pa./Lower Dauphin) placed seventh out of 16 runners in the 5,000-meter run at the U.S.A. Track & Field Junior National Championships on Thursday night.
Flickinger crossed the line in 18:08.17, just under two minutes behind the lead time. The race was won by William & Mary’s Emily Stites with a time of 16:13.77. They were the only two athletes from the Colonial Athletic Association that ran the event.
The 18:08.17 mark by Flickinger was just over a minute behind her personal best of 17:07.30. She tallied that time at the Patriot Open Invitational on April 13, 2013.