Nicole Nielsen
            event: distance
            height: 5-3
            year: freshman
            hometown: Boise, Idaho
            last school: Borah HS
  • Lettered four years in track and cross country at Borah HS in Boise, Idaho
  • Named the school's 2007 and 2008 Most Valuable Female Cross Country athlete
  • Two-time runner up in the cross country state championships in 2006 and 2007
  • Idaho State Gatorade Girls Cross Country Athlete of the Year in 2008
  • 2006 Jr. Olympic cross country All-American
  • Footlocker and Nike Cross national finalist
  • Member of the National Honor Society
  • 5A District III cross country champion in 2007
  • Puma Invitational Girls Elite champion in 2007
  • 1600 and 3200m champion in 5A District III and state champion
  • Idaho State Gatorade Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 2006 and 2007
  • Born in Seattle, Wash.
  • Parents are David and Sheri Nielsen
  • Older brother, Jared, ran cross country at Southern Virginia University
  • A Rotary and Presidential scholar
  • Enjoys playing the piano, singing, reading, being with friends and family, and fly fishing
  • Open major
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