High School: Won 14 letters and captained two seasons at Hornell High School for coaches Damian DeMarco and Michael DeGaetano. Won 2012 Section V outdoor 1,500m title. Named Hornell’s Female Athlete of the Year.
Personal: Born August 31, 1994. Daughter of John and Beth McNelis. Has one brother (Will) and one sister (Kelsie). Hobbies include reading, painting and being outdoors. Lists guacamole and ice cream “not together of course” as her favorite foods. Cites Audrey Hepburn as her non-sports hero and would like to have traded places with her. Majoring in biomedical engineering.