Mount Olive's McNeil and Lees-McRae's McPhail Selected to Participate In NCAA Career In Sports Forum

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Former University of Mount Olive student-athlete Alexis McNeil and Lees-McRae College Vice President of Athletics and Club Sports Craig McPhail has been selected to participate in the NCAA Career in Sports Forum at the NCAA National Office in Indianapolis, Ind. from June 1-4.

McNeil, a 2017 graduate with a bachelor's in Psychology, is a 16-time all-region selection and owns the UMO women's track and field records in the 60 meter dash and 200 meter dash in indoor track and the 100 and 200 meter records in outdoor track. This season, McNeil captured the 60 meter championship at the 2017 Conference Carolinas Indoor Track and Field Championships and was named third-team all-conference in the 100 and 200 meters at the conference's outdoor championships.

McPhail is making his second trip to the Career in Sports Forum, as he served as a panelist at the 2016 Forum. He will be speaking on the panel for 'The Big Picture of Intercollegiate Athletics' discussion at this year's Forum.

One of more than 45 annual conferences and seminars organized and directed by the NCAA leadership development department, the Career in Sports Forum provides college athletes with a broader scope of the career tracks available within the sports business, with the primary focus on college athletics. The forum provides student-athletes interactive experiences with successful individuals in the sports business and a peek into their day-to-day duties and responsibilities.

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