Warwick Valley High School News—Warwick, NY—February 16, 2010
Senior cross country and track and field star Lillian Greibesland signed a Letter of Intent for Scholarship Tues., Feb. 16 to attend North Carolina State University. As part of the universityís division one track program, the student-athlete will compete in Cross Country, Indoor Track and Outdoor Track for the Lady Wolfpack.
Lillian is considered one of the top runners in the Northeast and has overcome tremendous odds at returning to the top of her game. On Oct. 4, 2008 - fall of her junior year - Lillian suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon while competing at the Pepperdine Invitational in Malibu, California. Surgery to repair the ruptured tendon was performed on Oct. 8, 2008 by Dr. Andrew Elliott at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Eight months of rehabilitation followed. Lillianís hard work and determination paid off as she returned to form this month by winning the county championship in the 1000-meter run.
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