Background Lettered three times in track and field for coach Gregory Hennenfant at Francis Howell North High School ... Competed in the pole vault, 100, 200 and 400 at Howell North ... Vaulted a personal-best nine feet, six inches as a senior ... Won the team's purple heart award. Personal Colleen Nicol McCurry was born March 10, 1995 in Berwyn, Ill. ... Daughter of Randy and Celestine McCurdy ... Has a brother, Brandon ... Biggest athletic thrill was finishing her first triathlon second in her age group ... Graduated high school magna cum laude with a 4.0 GPA ... Plans to major in pre-physical therapy and exercise and movement science at MSU ... Hopes to attend graduate school with the goal of opening her own sports physical therapy practice.