Indian Creek graduate among nation’s top sprinters

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A desire to prove she’s among the nation’s premier collegiate sprinters has placed Katie Wise 1,200 miles from her everyday surroundings.

Yet to Wise, a sophomore member of the Indiana State University women’s track and field program, a certain familiarity exists in pushing one’s body to its absolute limits over any of three distances — 60, 100 or 200 meters.

Wise is in Albuquerque, N.M., awaiting the start of the NCAA Indoor Championships scheduled for Friday and Saturday. The former Indian Creek High School standout is one of 16 Division I athletes who qualified in the 60-meter dash.

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