UC Athlete Named Alternate on US Paralympic Team

Maneen Standing By for US Track and Field

Written By Rocco Suppa '11, PR Intern

Maneen set to travel overseas as alternate


Utica, NY (07/19/2012)
- Katie Maneen, Utica College junior, has been named alternate to the 2012 U.S. Track and Field Paralympic team.

Maneen, a communication arts major at UC, is in line to replace a member of the team should they suffer an injury or are unable to race.

Maneen competed in the Paralympic Trials earlier this month, posting a third  place finish in the 100-meter dash.

She will travel overseas as the Paralympics begin in London on Wednesday, Aug. 29.

About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 3,700 students in 37 undergraduate majors, 27 minors, 22 master’s and two doctoral degree programs.



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