From Vowing to Never Participate in Track and Field to Becoming One of Cornell’s Biggest Stars, Junior Heptathlete Tells Her Athletic Tale

“I said I would never do track,” Juškevičiūtė recalled. “Back home, we don’t have high school sports, but once a year, [there was] sort of like a cross country meet. You would run one kilometer for your school so I would always have to do it. My PT teacher would always say, ‘you should do track,’ and I was like, ‘I will never do track. I’m not interested — it’s the most boring sport.’”