2017-18 Women's Track & Field
Lindsey Arndt Mid-Distance
Carly Bartholomew Sprints
Allison Baylor Sprints
Nicole Berneche Distance
Nellie Bonham Throws
Sarah Caesar Distance
Emma Chelsvig Distance
Krystal Dickens Hurdles/Sprints
Gelli Greer Throws
Kim Heiny Distance
Jordan Houlihan Sprints
Taylor Justison Mid-Distance
Hayley Krulik Throws
Shannon Lahey Sprints/Jumps
Celia McGhiey Mid-Distance
Lauren Mikolajczak Throws
Kate Mitchell Mid-Distance
Anne Mou Jumps
Kathleen Neal Distance
Abby Parnell Sprints
Olivia Recker Distance
Carli Sowonik Pole Vault
Aaliyah Strickland Sprints
Janelle Wigal Mid-Distance
Full Roster
Nicole Berneche

Nicole Berneche

Events Distance
Yr. So.
Hometown Glen Ellyn, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Glenbard West

2017 (Cross Country): Competed in all six meets for the Crusaders ... Had her top-6K time of the season at the NCAA Regionals (26:32.50) ... Crossed the line in 21:41.10 at the Crusader Open ... Finished fifth for Valpo at the MVC Championships (20:45.95).

2017 (Track & Field): Had her best indoor 1 mile run of the year on Jan. 21, going 6:09.52 ... Had Valpo's best time of the season in the indoor 3,000m run on Feb. 26, when she finished in 11:40.89 ... Also turned in Valpo's top time in the indoor 5,000m run, clocking in at 20:18.09 ... Clocked in at 5:49.20 in the outdoor 1,500m run, with her best time coming on March 25 ... Notched a 21:02.54 in the 5,000m run on April 22. 

2016 (Cross Country): Ran in every meet during her first campaign as a Valpo runner ... finished with a time of 26.17.3 at the Horizon League Championships ... crossed the line at 25.31.4 at the NCAA Regional meet.

Prep: Ran for the Hilltoppers ... also ran track.

Personal: Daughter of Lauren and Timothy Berneche … major is business marketing.