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Roisin Willis (Jr., Stevens Point, WI)

Event: 1000m

Overview: All eyes will be on this former child prodigy who is no stranger to high-pressure situations.

Case No. 1: Willis defeated the worldly touted Athing Mu at the 2019 New Balance Indoor Nationals as a freshman!

Case No. 2: Her lead-off on the World U20 record-setting 4x800m relay in January at the VA SHOWCASE. 

But for now, it's Willis' time. The MileSplit nationally rated (No. 4) Willis will be gunning for Sammy Watson's national record of 2:40.72 (as well as the second-fastest one [2:43]; she has never run a documented 1k but the trailblazer is equipped to hit the set up splits of 62, 2:08 by herself. Whatever happens on the final circuit, we will find out. The consolation prize would be the national leading 2:49.29. But let's get greedy on Saturday!