Grace

Geiger

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Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Overland Park, Kan.
High School: St. Thomas Aquinas

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2015; Spring 2015, 2016)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015, 2016)
  • First-Team Kansas Class 5A All-State (2013)
  • Kansas Class 5A Runner-Up, 3,200 Meters (2014)
  • Kansas Class 5A Third Place, 1,600 Meters (2014)

2015 (Sophomore)
Grace Geiger competed in all four regular-season meets for the Huskers in 2015...opened the season at the Augustana Twilight as NU's No. 12 finisher (18:45.2), placing 73rd overall to help the Huskers claim the team title...was NU's No. 8 finisher at the Woody Greeno/Nebraska Invitational with a time 24:15.5, placing 65th overall...ran a time of 23:32.9 at the Kansas Rim Rock Classic as NU's No. 10 finisher, placing 56th overall...closed the season as NU's No. 11 finisher at the Bradley Classic (23:21.3), placing 215th overall... earned a spot on the 2016 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

2014 (Freshman)
Was one of the top-five finishers for the Huskers in five of six meets during the season...opened her Nebraska career with a 26th-place finish at the Augustana Twilight Invitational, posting a time of 17:14.74...ran a time of 24:50.20 the following week to finish 51st at the Woody Greeno/Nebraska Invitational...finished among the top-five Huskers at each meet the rest of the season, including a No. 3 team finish at the Roy Griak Invite (24:31)...at the Bradley Classic, was also Nebraska’s No. 3 finisher with a time of 22:32.0...was NU’s No. 4 runner at the Big Ten Championships (22:35.0), notching a season-best 3,000-meter split of 11:06.27....concluded the season with a time of 22:36.8 at the NCAA Midwest Regional...earned a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team and a Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection in the spring semester.

Before Nebraska (St. Thomas Aquinas)
Finished third at the 2013 Kansas Class 5A State Cross Country Championships on her way to first-team all-state honors...posted a personal-best 19:23.90...helped St. Thomas Aquinas to state team championships in both 2012 and 2013...on the track, was the state runner-up in the 3,200-meter run as a senior in 2014, while also placing third in the 1,600...helped St. Thomas Aquinas to the Class 5A state track and field team crown...was an academic all-state selection in 2013 and a member of the National Honor Society at St. Thomas Aquinas.

Personal
Born March 20, 1996...daughter of John and Claire Geiger...has two sisters, Maddie and Sophie, and a brother, George...majoring in nutrition, health and exercise 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