Nicole

Colonna

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Year: Senior
Hometown: Los Altos Hills, Calif.
High School: Pinewood
Major: Health Science

Bio

Personal Bests
5K: 18:30.8 (9/30/16)
6K: 22:15.9 (11/11/16)

Honors
Big Ten Sportsmanship Award (2018)
Nebraska Most Improved Runner (2016)
Academic All-Big Ten (2016, 2017, 2018)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018; Spring 2016, 2017, 2018)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2019)

2018 (Senior)
Began her senior season at Augustana Twilight and placed 54th with a time of 19:34.2…finished 88th at the Greeno/Dirksen Invite in a time of 23:58.0…ran in 188th at Loyola Lakefront with a time of 19:24.0…placed 178th at the Bradley Classic with a time of 22:55.8…finished 111st at the Big Ten Championships and clocked a time of 23:23.7...earned academic All-Big Ten honors.

2017 (Junior)
Opened up the season at the Augustana Twilight, finishing 49th with a time of 19:06.8...finished 32nd at the Greeno/Dirksen Invitational, with a time of 23:56.5...finished 115th at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 24:19.6...earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll both semesters and was an academic All-Big Ten selection.

2016 (Sophomore)
Opened up the season at the Augustana Twilight, finishing 18th with a time of 17:23.74...placed 20th at the Greeno/Dirksen Invitational (23:14.1)...came in at 71st at the ISU Pre-National Invitational (22:40.1)...placed 94th at the Big Ten Championships (23:36.7)...posted a 130th-place finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional (22:15.9)...named Nebraska’s most improved runner...was an academic All-Big Ten selection and a Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll member.

2015 (Freshman)
Competed in all six meets for the Huskers...placed 112th at the Big Ten Championships (23:26.3)...finished 163rd at the NCAA Midwest Regional (23:05.2)...came in at 24th place at the Augustana Twilight (17:52.8)...took 38th place at the Kansas Rim Rock Classic (23:01.0)...earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

Before Nebraska
Attended Pinewood High School in Los Altos Hills, California...was the CIF cross country sectional champion in back-to-back years... placed eighth in the 2013 Division 5 state meet and sixth in the 2014 state meet...posted personal bests in the 1,600m of 5:11.91 and in the three-mile cross country race of 17:50.25...was a four-time first-team all-league honoree.

Personal
Born Sept. 12, 1997 in Palo Alto, California...parents are Joe and Kristin...major is nutrition, exercise and health science.

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Woody Greeno Invitational
Jarren Heng - After the Woody Greeno Invitational Sept. 21, 2013
Isabel Andrade - After the Woody Greeno Invitational Sept. 21, 2013