Mary Prakel
Mary Prakel


Versailles, Ohio

High School:


Army Boasts 17 PL Academic Honor Roll Certificates

Thirteen Black Knights Repeat as Academic Honorees


Junta and Galindo Shine at Cross Country Season Finale

Junta earns Army's top finish in Regional Meet history.


Cross Country Competing at Northeast Regional Friday

NCAA bids on the line as the Black Knights travel to Madison, Conn.


Women Third, Men Fourth at Cross Country League Championships

Black Knights bring home five All-Patriot League certificates.


Patriot League Cross Country Championships Slated for Saturday at Colgate

Ricardo Galindo and Lisa Junta aiming for the front of the pack at Patriots.

2011: One of five Black Knights to run in all seven meets ... was among the top-six Army runners in four races ... finished sixth overall in first race of the season - the Army Open ... completed West Point's 5K route in 19:23.6 ... placed 35th of 202 at the Iona Meet of Champions ... 6K time of 23:44.70 was Army's fourth-best ... placed 16th of 24 at the Army-Navy Star Meet at West Point ... ran Army's 6K course in 23:05.40 ... was the fifth Black Knight to finish at the Patriot League Championship ... ran Lehigh's snow-covered 6K course in 23:38.80 ... concluded the season at the NCAA Regionals ... placed 191st of 243 overall with a 6K time of 24:30.5 ... was Army's No. 6 runner at the meet.

2010: Competed in Army's first four meets ... top finish came in season's first meet - the Army Open ... placed 18th of 66 and was the seventh Black Knight to cross the line, completing the 5K in 20:20.20 ... finished 29th of 36 in dual meet against Cornell ... finished the 6K at the Iona Meet of Champions in 25:07.95 to place 121st of 164 ... concluded the year at the Paul Short Run, finishing 347th of 366.

2009: Ran in four meets ... opened the year finishing 25 of 42 in the Cornell Dual Meet ... top 6K course time came in 24-31 win against Navy, finishing in 24:03.5 ... was the ninth Black Knight to cross the line at the Paul Short Run.

Personal: Daughter of Christine and Mike Prakel ... father was a collegiate hurdler for DePauw University in Indiana ... sisters Margaret, Caroline and Lucy, brother Samuel ... earned four varsity letters at Versailles ... state champion in 3,200-meters, 4x800-meter relay and cross country ... school record in 4x800 ... National Honor Society ... student body president ... likes to draw, ski and sew in her spare time.

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