Three Sunderland Harriers who departed to USA on athletics scholarships have been rewarded with impressive results during their time there.
Middle distance runners Oliver James, Michael Wilson and Jessica Fox have all achieved personal bests in their events.
James and Fox are studying at McNeese State University at Lake Charles, Louisiana and Wilson is at New Mexico State University.
James enrolled at McNeese in 2014 and during his time there he has improved on all his previous best times over all distances.
His 800m time has now come down to 1.51.95, 1,500m: 3.46.81, one mile indoors: 4.10.71, 3,000m indoors: 8.19.16, and 5,000m indoors: 14.54.11.
James times over 800m and 1,500m places him sixth and third respectively on the Harriers’ all-time ranking lists...