Rachel Hickey is going to Costa Rica.
The L-P graduate qualified Sunday in a 1500 meter event and will represent the U.S at the Pan American U20 Championships later this summer. She was running in her first 1500 meter event in Florida and finished second. First place finisher, Samantha Corman of Georgetown crossed the line in a time of 4:29.81. Hickey's was 4:30.93.
Hickey will be a sophomore in the fall at Illinois State University.