LONDON, England (August 10, 2012) – Former Rutgers women’s cross country and track & field standout Julie Culley closed out her 2012 Olympic Games in London on Friday, Aug. 10.
Culley ran a time of 15:28.22 in the finals of the 5,000-meter, placing 14th in the 15-competitor field. Culley, who won the 5,000-meter at the U.S. Olympic Trials, qualified for the finals after running a personal-best time of 15:05.38 (fifth out of 18) in the semifinals.
Culley, who holds a school record (outdoor 5,000), was an NCAA qualifier in cross country while at Rutgers. In 2004, she was the recipient of the New Jersey's NCAA Woman of the Year Award, given to female student-athletes who have excelled in academics, athletics and community service.
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