New coach inherits Tornado girls track team low on numbers, but high on work ethic

Franzmeier takes over for retired Brostad

Evan Franzmeier is hoping hard work can overcome a lack of numbers.

Franzmeier, who is taking over for long-time coach John Brostad, inherits a team low on numbers, but high on work ethic.

Returning this season are Emma Kenkel, a state qualifier in the 400 meters as a freshman last season; Sami Lalone, Pasha Nyewe, Karlee Wiegert and Danielle Reyes.

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