A freshman distance runner, Coddington, a North Star graduate, competed in the VMI Winter Classic this past Sunday, where she placed first and set a season best in the 800-meter with a time of 2:22.21.
This is Coddington’s first Track Athlete of the Week honor this season.
Coddington wins 800 meters
Tusculum University freshman Emily Coddington won the women’s 800 meters at the track and field VMI Winter Classic on Saturday. Coddington, a North Star High School graduate, ran 2:22.21 in the 800 to hold off Gillian Kasitz of Queens by .15 of a second for the victory. Her time was one second off the school record of 2:21.20 set last year by Gabrielle Beckett, and set a season best for Coddington by four seconds.