Olson earns National Honors
Mon, 09/30/2013 - 5:32pm admin
Noelle Olson of Big Lake, first-year runner for St. Olaf is off to a strong start to her collegiate career. She’s off to a historically good start. Noelle was United States Track and Field and Cross Country Association National Athlete of the Week after posting the third-best 6k time in school history in a victory in the 15-team, 251-runner field at St. Olaf Invitational Sept. 21.
She was MIAC Athelte of the Week Sept. 4 after winning the Mac Ole Time Trial with school record 4k time of 14:26.7. She posted a 17:38 in the Alumni 5K race, which ranks as the second fastest 5k time in school history.
6K- 21:34 (1st / 251) - Sept. 21, 2013 at St. Olaf Invitational;
5K - 17:38 (1st / 59) - Sept. 7, 2013 at Alumni Invitational;
4K- 14:26.7 (1st / 59) - Aug. 30, 2013 at Mac Ole Time Trial.