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Haik Running To Big Apple

Glendale's Spencer Haik will run track at Columbia.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo--Over at Glendale high school, track and field was center stage at Thursday's signing.

Spencer Haik, one of the top milers in the state signed a letter of intent to run at Columbia University in New York City.

The Ivy league does not give athletic scholarships, but Spencer earned academic scholarships and has a place on the track team.

He'll study business economics and finance and hopes to someday run in the Olympics.

"They have a lot of track athletes going to the New York track club or the Central Park track club," said Spencer Haik.  "A lot of those guys end up going to bigger clubs or the Olympics someday.
"Is that your dream?"
"Absolutely."   



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