OP, you do realize she's a senior right? So her turning pro is pretty predictable.
I loved the article. Even though it's full of a few track and field errors, it's a nice read.
By track and fiel derros aI mean this, "She had run a split of 50.05 — a time that was somehow faster than the 50.19 she had clocked earlier in the day when she finished second in the 400-meter dash."