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
Olivia Recker

Olivia Recker

Events Distance
Yr. So.
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.