Mainers Koch, True Will Make Olympic Bid
For Maine's Ben True and Carsyn Koch, this is the big U.S.Olympic Track and Field Team trials week. The Road To Rio takes the two tracksters to Eugene, Oregon.
Koch is the former Washburn HS cross country state champion. She is a sophomore at Cedarville University, a Division II school in Ohio. She won the indoor and outdoor 800M national championships. Her 2:02.39 time at a Stanford invitational race qualified her for the olympic trials.
First round qualifying for Koch is 4:45pm on Friday in Oregon.
Ben True is a former Greely HS track standout. He now lives in New Hampshire.He will compete in the 5,000M an 10,000M events, hoping to earn a spot on the U.S. olympic team.
The 10,000M event is Friday at 6:15pm.
The first round of 5,000M qualifying is Monday July 4th at 5pm.
For a look at the full U.S. Olympic Team Trials schedule, click here...