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
Maria 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
Olivia Recker

Olivia Recker

Events Distance
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Fishers, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) Hamilton Southeastern

2022: Did not compete during the 2022 season... Earned Valparaiso University Presidential Academic Honors.

2021 (Cross Country): Did not compete in any meets.

2020 (Track & Field): Saw action in two meets for Valpo during her junior season… Ran 6:37.69 in the mile on Jan. 17 at the GVSU Bill Clinger Classic… Posted a career best in the 800-meter run on Feb. 7 at the Windy City Rumble, finishing in 2:53.15.

2019 (Cross Country): Did not compete for Valpo during the 2019 season.

2019 (Track & Field): Ran her best mile of the indoor season (6:00.56) at the GVSU Open on Jan. 25… Topped that by running a career-best mile time of 5:52.23 at the GVSU Tune-Up on Feb. 15…Had her best 1500-meter run of the season on April 13 at the Illinois Twilight with a 5:26.57… Set a personal record in the 5000-meter run (21:55.34) on April 6 at the Gibson Invitational.

2018 (Cross Country): Ran in three meets for Valparaiso during her sophomore season…Started the year with a season-best 5K performance of 23:15.9 at the Crusader Open…Featured in the Bradley Pink Classic, where she finished the 6K in 26:30.8.

2018 (Track): On Jan. 12 at the Bob Eubanks Open, recorded a time of 11:55.63 in the indoor 3000 meter run, which earned a spot as the team’s third-best time… Recorded a time of 5:52.56 in the indoor 1 mile run on Jan. 27 at the Fred Wilt Open… With a time of 5:15.47 in the 1500 meter run on April 7 at the Gibson Invite earned her a spot as the team’s third best time.

2017 (Cross Country): Had a stellar rookie season, competed in five meets for Valpo ... Began her career at the Crusader Open, finishing in 21:39.40 ... Had her best result in a 5K of the season at the Notre Dame Invitational (21:36.50) ... In the 6K races, she had her best result at the Spartan Invitational (26:35.30), which is held in East Lansing, Mich.

Prep: Two-year letter winner for the Royals ... earned two letters in track ... 2017 Bill Self Service award recipient.

Personal: Daughter to Bryn and Eric Recker ... major is nursing.