Elsa

Forsberg

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

Bio

Personal Bests
5K: 18:27.1 (9/29/18)
6K: 21:41.7 (10/28/18)

Honors
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2017-18, 2018-19)
Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 2018)
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 (Junior)
Opened up the year at Augustana Twilight and finished 17th with a time of 18:34.0…ran in 53rd at the Greeno/Dirksen Invite and clocked a time of 23:13.6…placed 85th at Loyola Lakefront with a PR time of 18:27.1 in the 5K…finished 153rd at Wisconsin Pre-Nationals and ran a time of 22:20.2…placed 55th at the Big Ten Championships with a personal-best 6K time of 21:41.7…finished 92nd at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 22:01.4...earned academic All-Big Ten honors.

2017 (Sophomore)
Opened up the season at the Augustana Twilight, finishing 34th with a time of 18:55.8...finished 29th at the Greeno/Dirksen Invitational with a time of 23:40.4...finished 103rd at the Bradley Classic with a time of 22:43.4...finished 77th at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 23:34.9...finished the season at the NCAA Midwest Regional in 129th place with a time of 22:00.6...was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and academic All-Big Ten selection...earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both semesters and received a Sam Foltz Hero 27 Leadership award in addition to a Tom Osborne Citizenship Team selection.

2016 (Freshman)
Opened up her collegiate career as a Husker at the Greeno/Dirksen Invitational, placing 36th with a time of 23:42.8...finished 125th at the ISU Pre-National Invitational (23:27.2)...came in at 92nd at the Big Ten Championships (23:34.0)...posted a 145th-place finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional (22:30.1) and was the Huskers’ fifth finisher...was a Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll member.

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