Elsa

Forsberg

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Year: Junior
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
High School: Lincoln Southeast
Major: Fisheries & Wildlife

Bio

TFRRS All-Time Performances

Personal Bests
Indoor
800m: 2:16.73 (2/16/18)
Mile: 4:54.10o (2/10/18)
3,000m: 9:59.31 (2/3/18)
Outdoor
800m: 2:18.45A (4/27/18)
1,500m: 4:29.93 (5/11/18)
3,000m SC: 10:50.60 (5/12/18)

Big Ten Championships
2018 (O): 1,500m - 4:29.93p (19th); 3,000m SC - 10:50.60 (16th)
2018 (I): DMR - 12:02.57o (10th)
2017 (O): 3,000m SC - 10:56.27 (14th)
2017 (I): DMR - 11:29.14o (9th)

Honors
Academic All-Big Ten (2018, 2019)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016, 2017, 2018; Spring 2017, 2018, 2019)
Sam Foltz Hero 27 Leadership Award (2018)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2018, 2019)

2018 (Sophomore)
Indoor: Finished 10th in the DMR with a time of 12:02.57 at the Big Ten Indoor Championships...posted PRs in three events...ran a time of 2:16.73 in the 800m to place fourth at the Nebraska Tune-Up...recorded a personal-best time of 9:59.31 in the 3,000m to finish sixth at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invite...clocked a personal-best mile time of 4:54.10o at the Iowa State Classic...won the DMR with a time of 12:14.05 at the Graduate Classic.

Outdoor: Placed 17th in the 1,500m with a time of 4:29.93 and 16th in the 3,000m steeplechase with a personal best time of 10:50.60 at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships...her 3,000m steeplechase time at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships put her at 10th all-time in NU history...ran an outdoor personal-best time of 2:18.45A in the 800m to place seventh at the Texas Tech Corky/Crofoot Shootout...won the 1,500m with a time of 4:30.50 at the Nebraska Invitational.

2017 (Freshman)
Indoor: Placed ninth in the distance medley relay at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a time of 11:29.14, the seventh-fastest time in NU history on any size of track...placed sixth and set a season best in the 800m (2:19.45) at the Nebraska Tune-Up...set a season best in the mile (4:58.08) at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational.

Outdoor: Set a season best in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 10:56.27, finishing 14th...set a season best and placed second in the 1,500m at the Nebraska Invitational with a time of 4:42.05.

Before Nebraska
Attended Lincoln Southeast High School...set prep bests in the 800m (2:16.26), 1,600m (5:03.01) and 3,200m (10:57.43)...was the runner-up at the state meet in the 1,600m and 3,200m with a sixth-place finish in the 800m as a senior...posted a pair of third-place finishes in the 1,600m and 3,200m at the 2015 state meet while taking sixth in the 800m...won gold medals in the 1,600m and 3,200m at the highly competitive Harold Scott Invite, breaking the meet record in the 1,600m with a time of 5:05.89...finished fourth at the 2015 Class A State Cross Country Championships in October, running the 5,000m course in 19:23.1...her time was a nine-second improvement from her junior state meet, when she also finished fourth.

Personal
Born Feb. 11, 1998...parents are Michael and Patty...major is wildlife biology.

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2018 Big Ten Indoor T&F Highlights
Nebraska Tune-Up Highlights
Frank Sevigne Highlights - Day 2