EUGENE, Ore- Nixa native Courtney Frerichs is a two-time Olympian.
Thursday night, Frerichs finished second in the 3,000 meter Steeplechase to make the United States Olympic team.
Frerichs finished the race in 9:11.79.
Frerichs finished 11th in the 2016 Rio Olympics and was a silver medalist in the 2017 world games.
Courtney Frerichs is a 2011 graduate from Nixa High School.
She started her career at UMKC and transferred to New Mexico.