2018-19 Women's Track & Field
Nicole Berneche Distance
Nellie Bonham Throws
Sydney Bronner Jumps
Sarah Caesar Distance
Alaina Carpenter Distance
Kailee Carro Distance
Emma Chelsvig Distance
Maranda Donahue Distance
Sierra Fischer Sprints
Katherine Germann Mid-Distance
Maria Greer Throws
Kayla Horne Sprints
Jordan Houlihan Sprints
Taylor Justison Mid-Distance
Claire Kovarik Distance
Hayley Krulik Throws
Charlotte LaFleur Throws
Shannon Lahey Sprints/Jumps
Celia McGhiey Mid-Distance
Sarah Messerschmidt Distance
Lauren Mikolajczak Throws
Kate Mitchell Mid-Distance
Anne Mou Jumps
Peyton Nash Distance
Kathleen Neal Distance
Michelle Pierce Throws
Olivia Recker Distance
Julia Rustmann Distance
Taylor Smith Sprints
Carli Sowonik Pole Vault
Aaliyah Strickland Sprints
Full Roster
Nicole Berneche

Nicole Berneche

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

2019 (Track & Field): The junior competed in three, 3000-meter runs during the indoor season. Had her best time Jan. 25 at the GVSU Open, finishing in 12:08.30... Also competed in the outdoor 5000-meter run, recording a time of 21:56.60 at the Polar Bear Invitational on March 23. 

2018 (Cross Country): Competed in four meets in her junior year for Valparaiso…Posted her season-best 5K time of 22:25.8 at the Greater Louisville Classic…Finished the 6K at the Bradley Pink Classic in 26:12.3.

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 both track and cross country for the Hilltoppers.

Personal: Daughter of Lauren and Timothy Berneche … major is public health.