Expect A Short But Sweet Weekend At U20s For IL Contingent

Former Chicago Whitney Young star Amira Young will seek to make the Pan-Am this weekend

The United States Track and Field Junior National Championships are headed our way. 

The country's best U20 athletes -- athletes who have not or will not turn 20 in the calendar year of 2019 -- will descend upon Miramar, Florida, this weekend to vie for national championship titles and qualifying entries into the NACAC Pan-American U20 Championships, to be held this year in San Jose, Costa Rica. 

Below, we've provided current accepted entries for the championship event scheduled for June 21-23. 




Marcellus Moore (Plainfield North HS) 100m, 200m
Alex Tam (Miami-Ohio University/Libertyville HS) 1500m
Danny Kilrea (U of Notre Dame/Lyons Twp HS) 10K
Franky Romano (Eastern Illinois University/Edwardsville HS) 3K Steeple
Charles Harders (Miami-Ohio University/Lyons Twp HS) 3K Steeple
Callan Whitehouse (Indiana State University/Mahomet-Seymour HS)  PV
Jamir Gibson (Army- West Point/Zion-Benton HS) SP, DT


Amira Young (University of Minnesota/Chicago Whitney Young) 100m
Ameia Wilson (Danville HS) 200m, LJ
Rachel Hickey (Illinois State University/LaSalle-Peru HS) 1500m
Kayla Schiera (Southern Illinois University/Sandwich HS) 3K Steeple
Arielle Summitt (John Hopkins University/Urbana U High HS) 3K Steeple
Emily Offenheiser (University of Missouri/Stockton HS) DT
Sophia Oury (Arkansas State University/Hampshire HS) 3k Steeple