Well, one of her freshman teammates will be the runner who just set the U.S. high school 1500m record of 4:16, and who has also run well at 3200m. So let's not anoint Schaaf as the top runner quite yet!
kendra will be the top uw girl next year, without a doubt she's the top runner from canada right now.
I don't know, it's hard to say. An alarming number of talented high school runners have emerged burnt out or injured after going to the US. Yes, the same could happen in Canada, but the CIS is much less competitive. No one's going to push runners through three seasons collecting points.
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Presumably, turku is Canadian and would like to see more Canadian talent stay in the country.
Of course, many would argue that, for someone running these kinds of times in high school, the NCAA would be far more appropriate for her development than the Canadian University scene. Others will disagree. This is a big issue for Canadians.
UW was ranked 19th at the start of cross and finished 8th. How is that a disappointment?