UND Roster

2019-20 Cross Country Roster

Olivia Niziolek

Distance


Class Sophomore
Hometown Park Ridge, IL
High School Maine South
Bio

TFRRS

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Chipped in a PR in the mile (5:10.12) on the way to third place indoors at the Blue and Gold Invitational
  • Established a PR in the 5K (18:21.20) at the Joe Piane Invitational
  • Posted a sixth-place result with a time of 19:06.50 at the National Catholic Invitational (5K)
  • Logged a PR on a 3.1M course (18:19.80) at the Crusader Open

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Maine South High School in 2018
  • Two-time All-State honoree
  • Holds the 4x800m relay school record
  • Finished 10th as a senior in the 1600m run at the Illinois State Championships
  • Won the Distance Palatine Night 1,600m in 2017 (4:54.85)
  • Was a member of National Honor Society
  • Earned CSI Conference and IHSA All-Academic Honors
  • Illinois State Scholar
  • Daughter of David and Carole Niziolek
  • Has a younger sister, Lily
  • Father played football at Illinois and uncle played at Colorado-Boulder
  • Plans to major in business