* University of Wyoming press release

AUSTIN, Texas — On the second day of action from the NCAA Track & Field Championships at Mike A. Myers stadium on the campus of the University of Texas, Katelyn Mitchem ran a 9:56.18 in the semifinals of the 3000M Steeplechase.

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Representing the University of Wyoming, Mitchem placed in 13th and wraps up her career as a Cowgirl as a Second Team All-American in the event. 

Mitchem finishes up her career as a Cowgirl as one of the most decorated Wyoming distance runners of all time, holding school records in five events. Mitchem set two school records during the indoor season in the 800 and the Mile. 

The senior from Colorado took two podium finished at the MW Indoor Conference Championships, second in the Mile and third in the 800. That success continued during the outdoor season with school records set in the 1500, 3000M Steeplechase and the 5000. 

This wraps up the NCAA Championships for the Pokes in 2023 with Mitchem as a Second Team All American and Kareem Mersal as an Honorable Mention All American in the Long Jump. 

Stay up to date on Wyoming Track & Field by following @wyo_track on Twitter. 

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