University of Iowa Athletics

Elizabeth Niedert

Class Fr.
Hometown Glen Ellyn, Ill.
High School Glenbard South

2018 — Indoor – ran mile at Black & Gold Premier (5:27.54) and 3,000 meters at Wieczorek Invite (11:15.00)… Outdoor – ran 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight (11:51.46)… academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student.

2017 — Indoor – ran 800 meters at Hawkeye Invite (2:31.99)… ran mile at Iowa Open (5:45.74)… Outdoor – ran 1,500 meters at Musco Twilight (5:24.07)… Dean’s List student… Cross Country – posted collegiate bests at Hawkeye Invite (16:11.7-4,000 meters) and Woody Greeno Invite (24:32.6-6,000 meters)… also ran unattached at Joe Piane Notre Dame Invite (19:43.2-5,000 meters) and Bradley Classic (24:09.8-6,000 meters)… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2016 — Indoor – did not compete… Cross Country – an season-best 6,000 meters at Bradley Classic (24:52.3)… also ran season bests in 3,000 meters at Hawkeye Invite (12:21.8) and 5,000 meters at Illinois State Invite (21:00.38)… academic All-Big Ten.

2015 — Track – did not compete… Cross Country – competed at Early Bird Invitational (3,000 meters/11:38.4) and Illinois State Invitational (5,000 meters/20:19.6)… Dean’s List student.

High School — three-time all-conference selection in cross country… four-time all-conference selection in track and two-time conference champion (1600m, 3200m)… member of a three-time state cross country qualifying team that placed third and second her junior and senior year… ran a leg on the 3200-meter relay team that finished 13th at the state track meet her junior year… team captain for cross country and track and field her senior year.

Personal — born March 18, 1996… daughter of Esther Niedert, Chris and Maureen Niedert (stepmother)… has a sister, Esther… biomedical engineering major.