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Cubbison to soar with the Falcons next season

LEWISTOWN –  Just call her the Quiet Storm.

One Mifflin County’s best runners took her talents to the next level Wednesday when Kylee Cubbison signed her letter of intent to go to Division one’s Bowling Green in front of family, coaches, friends and media.

Cubbison who made an early jump from soccer to the cross country courses and track and field venues shown early she was a force to be reckoned with.

Her resume was a long and distinguished one as she performed at the top of her game on and off the field.

The “Quiet Storm” was a distinguished honor roll student, posting a 4.0 GPA.

She was a 3-time cross country letter winners, 3-time state qualifier, school record holder, Husky Athlete award (2020), Ron Sprecher Award winner (2020) and MPC Cross Country All-Star 2019,2020 and 2021.

She also had numerous accomplishments in the Indoor and outdoor track and field achievements. She was state qualifier in both.

She was the school record holder in the Indoor 1 mile and collected two t letters to date.

She also has the outdoor school record in the 1600-meter run and the 3200-meter.

She was a state qualifier in the 3200 and was a 2-time letterwinner.

As well as dominating the District 6 posting a runner up in the 4×800 relay (2019), 1600 medalist (2019), and 3200 medalist (2021).

“Kylee came out late for track in her freshman year. As she gained experience, she was having a bigger impact with each meet,” said Huskies cross country coach Greg Loht. “Kylee is a tremendous worker and continues to improve each season. I’m looking forward to what she can accomplish the remainder of high school and her college career.”

Moving onto Bowling Green, Cubbison will be going full force into things competing in three different sports throughout the college campaign. She will be competing in cross country, indoor track and field and outdoor track and field.

Her coach in all of those for the Falcons will be Lou Snelling.

Before officially signing, Cubbison had everyone on edge wondering what college she was going to go to.

When handed the microphone, Cubbison took off her jacket which clearly showed the orange and black of Bowling Green.

“I’ve considered a lot of schools. I’ve decided to go to Bowling Green. It was a good fit for me athletically and acedmically. It’s a really nice campus. The coaches were really nice,” said Cubbison. “I really enjoyed the team when. I went there. I’m really excited to go there.”

Cubbison was very humbled in her speech and gave credit to numerous people in her life.

“I have some people I’d like to thank for making this possible. I’d like to thank my coaches. Coach G, Coach Neil, Coach Gantz, Coach Yearick and Coach Freed. I’d like to thank Coach Sprecher and the JV Striders for all their help and support,” said Cubbison. “I’d like to thank my teammates for pushing me everyday and to be the best runner I can be and for the boys for letting me run with them. I’d like to thank Miss Maclay for setting this up for me.

“I’d like to thank my parents for supporting me and coming to all my meets. I’d like to thank Kristie Bagrosky for if it wasn’t for her I’d have never started running.”

As things started to close, Cubbison showed the kind of athlete and team player she was.

“I’m excited to be a Falcon but I will always be a Husky,” concluded Cubbison.

Her season is not yet finished as a Husky quite yet and the future for this Mifflin County runner is very bright.

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