UI track & field heads to Ames, Iowa, for competition on Saturday at 2 p.m. (CT)
Veteran leaders and freshmen potential show great promise for championship season
UI track and field wraps up competition in the Golden State before Drake Relays
UI track and field hits final meet before Mt. Sac Relays (April 17-18).
UI track and field competes eight relays during final day in Gainesville, Fla.
Drake Relays Saturday, April 25, 2015
Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015
Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational Friday, Feb. 6, 2015
Iowa Track & Field Intrasquad Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014
Musco Twilight XV Saturday, May 3, 2014
2014 -- Indoor - ran 600 meters at Big Ten Championships (1:35.07), placing sixth at Big 4 Duals (1:38.69) and ninth at Jack Johnson Classic (1:38.40)... placed 17th in 800 meters at Tyson Invite (2:12.91), 12th at Bill Bergan Invite (2:13.96) and seventh at Husker Invite (2:14.02)... Outdoor - ran 800 meters at Musco Twilight (2:16.47) and Drake Relays (2:17.25)... letterwinner.
2013 -- Indoor - led team in 500 meters (1:15.43)... placed fourth in 800 meters with a collegiate-best 2:09.58 at ISU Qualifi er... that time ranks sixth all-time at Iowa... ran collegiatebest 600 meters (1:31.44) at Big Ten Championships... that time ranks fifth all-time at Iowa... won 800 meters at Tyson Invite (2:10.17)... ran third leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay (3:43.80) and second leg on team-leading distance medley relay (11:47.15) at Big Ten Championships... the 1,600-meter relay time ranks 10th all-time at Iowa... placed sixth in 500 meters (1:15.43) at Meyo Invite... Outdoor - placed 25th in 800 meters with a collegiate-best 2:08.83 at NCAA West Preliminary... that time ranks seventh all-time at Iowa... anchored sprint medley relay (3:58.72) at Alabama Relays, which ranks sixth all-time at Iowa... anchored team-leading 1,600-meter relay (3:43.13) at Jim Click Shootout... won 800 meters at Lee Calhoun Invite (2:09.93), placed fifth at Drake Relays (2:09.96) and Jim Click Shootout (2:09.19), 19th at Big Ten Championships (2:11.66) and second at Musco Twilight XIV (2:13.38)... letterwinner.
High School - placed first in the distance medley and 1,600-meter relay at the state meet her senior year... third in the 3,200-meter relay at the state meet her senior year... two-time conference and district champion.
Personal - born August 21, 1994... daughter of Brett and Vicki Nelson...pre pharmacy major.
|Nelson's Collegiate Bests|
|400 Meters (I)||56.93||at Alex Wilson Invitational||2/21/15|
|600 Meters (I)||1:31.44||at Big Ten Championships||2/22/13|
|800 Meters (O)||2:08.83||at NCAA West Prelimiary||5/23/13|