TUCSON Their faces are more recognizable now.
Tells you what a silver medal and meteoric rise to the Olympic Games can do for a pair of otherwise fairly obscure athletes.
Such is the case for University of Arizona track and field stars Brigetta Barrett and Georganne Moline, both starting their senior seasons at Wildcats.
Its weird because I dont know how to react to it, said Barrett, fresh off a silver medal in the high jump in the recently completed Olympics in London. This is the first time I dont know how to react to something. Usually, Im pretty quick on my feet.
Light on them, too.
She and Moline will have to get used to it. Celebrity status usually reserved for the Arizona mens basketball team and a select few football players has been reached by Arizonas track and fields dynamic duo.
On Thursday night, the two were honored during halftime of UAs soccer match against Brigham Young, along with UA shot putter Julie Lebonte', who qualified for Canada's Olympic team. Short...