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).
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|
|500 Meters (I)||1:15.43||at Meyo Invitational||2/2/13|
|600 Meters (I)||1:31.44||at Big Ten Championships||2/22/13|
|800 Meters (I)||2:09.58||at ISU Qualifier||3/2/13|
|800 Meters (O)||2:08.83||at NCAA West Prelimiary||5/23/13|