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Nicola Jansen - Cross Country - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics

Nicola Jansen

Class

Jr.

Hometown

Pretoria, South Africa

Previous School

Waterkloof HS / Bradley

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Awards
USTFCCCA All-American – Cross Country – 2023
USTFCCCA All-Academic Individual- 2024
USTFCCCA All-Mountain Region – Cross Country – 2023
Mountain Region Championships Runner-Up – Cross Country – 2023
USTFCCCA All-Midwest Region – Cross Country – 2021*
Missouri Valley Conference Champion – 3,000 Meters – Indoor Track & Field – 2023*
Missouri Valley Conference Champion – 5,000 Meters – Indoor Track & Field – 2023*
Missouri Valley Conference Champion – 3,000 Meters – Indoor Track & Field – 2022*
Missouri Valley Conference Champion – 5,000 Meters – Indoor Track & Field – 2022*
Mountain West All-Conference – 10,000 Meters – Outdoor Track & Field – 2024
Mountain West All-Conference – 5,000 Meters – Outdoor Track & Field – 2024
Mountain West All-Conference – First Team – Cross Country – 2023
Mountain West Championships Runner-Up – Cross Country – 2023
Missouri Valley Conference Freshman of the Year – Cross Country – 2021*
Missouri Valley All-Conference – 5,000 Meters – Indoor Track & Field – 2021*
Missouri Valley All-Conference – 3,000 Meters – Indoor Track & Field – 2021*
Mountain West Athlete of the Week – Cross Country – Sep. 26, 2023
Missouri Valley Athlete of the Week – Cross Country – Oct. 19, 2021*
Missouri Valley Athlete of the Week – Indoor Track & Field – Jan. 18, 2022*
Missouri Valley Runner of the Week – Cross Country – Oct. 20, 2022*
Missouri Valley WCC Scholar-Athlete of the Year – 2022*
Missouri Valley Scholar Athlete – Cross Country – 2022*

2023-24

Cross Country (Junior): USTFCCCA All-American … Mountain West Individual Runner-Up … Mountain Region Runner-Up … All-MW & All-Mountain Region … Finished as the Lobos’ low stick in all five races she competed in …opened the season with a runner-up finish at Griak Invitational (20:30.6) on Sep. 22 … Placed 21st against the nation’s top competition at Nuttycombe (20:18.8) and followed with a 6K PR and runner-up finish at MW Championships (19:54.1) … PR’d again at Mountain Region Championships — this time by 29 seconds — in the Lobo women’s best race of the year on Nov. 10 … Concluded her season as an All-American with a 36th-place finish at NCAA XC Championships in Virginia.

Bradley University (2021-23)

2022-23

Cross CountryIn her sophomore season, she broke even more records for the Braves. At the Missouri Valley Championship, she finished in first place in the 6k with a time of 20:22.6 … also competed at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship and placed 11th in the 6k … Broke the all-time Bradley record in the 6k at the Bradley Pink Classic, clocking in at 19:57.4, almost 25 seconds faster than second place, which is also her … Also broke the all-time school record in the 5k event at the Joe Piane Invitational with a time of 16:30.8, almost seven seconds faster than her then-Bradley teammate and now current Lobo teammate Tyler Schwartz … These performances elevated her to earn MVC female cross country athlete of the year honors.
Indoor: Set the MVC Meet Record at the championship in the 3000m with a time of 9:22.20 and first place. In the 5000m, she collected a first place finish and a career-best, clocking in at 16:06.69 to break the MVC Meet Record and Bradley record held since 2016. At the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invite, she ran a career-best 9:13.61 in the 3000m to beat teammate Peyton Schieppe in the same meet to break the all-time Bradley record. In the mile event at the Cyclone Open, she finished in fifth place and now sits in third place in Bradley history, clocking in at 4:45.96.
Outdoor: Ran in one meet for the Braves in the Gary Wieneke Memorial with a first place finish in the 1500m and a time of 4:23.60.

2021-22

Cross Country: Named Missouri Valley Conference Freshman of the Year … Also earned All-Missouri Valley Conference and NCAA All-Midwest Region accolades … Placed 16th at the NCAA Midwest Regional – the top time by a freshman in the nine-state regional by 23 seconds, while posting the best overall finish by a BU rookie in school history … Crossed the finish line in third at the MVC Championship to help lead Bradley to a runner-up finish … Her third-place finish is the second-best by a BU rookie and the best since 2009 … Earned MVC Female Athlete of the Week honors after placing fifth at the Bradley Pink Classic with a 6K time of 20:54.6 – the fifth-best mark in school history and the second-best time by a Brave at their home meet.
Indoor: Claimed the MVC titles in both the 3,000m & 5,000m at the MVC Championship  … Broke the school record in the 3,000m at the MVC Championship with a time of 9:24.48, nearly topping the MVC Championship record of 9:24.33 from 2009 …Won the MVC 5,000m crown with a time of 16:11.99 … Clocked the second-best 5,000m time in school history at the Iowa State Classic (16:11.99).

Waterkloof HS (Class of 2021)

Ran cross country at Waterkloof High School … High school PR’s of 9:43.43 in the 3,000m and 17:18.82 in the 5,000m.