Olivia Slate
Olivia Slate


Wilmington, Del.

High School:



Padgett Sets Two School Records, Wins Three Events at Charlotte

ECU sets four school records en route to winning nine events in the two-day competition


Pirates Record Successful Outings at Sea Ray Relays, UNC Invite

ECU has two individual winners at Joe Hilton UNC Invite


Pirates to Compete in Sea Ray Relays

ECU track & field will take part in the four-day meet this week


Pirates Enjoy 12 Individual Event Victories at Quad Meet

ECU was paced by a team effort in its second outdoor meet of the year


Track & Field: Looking Back on a Successful Indoor Season

The Pirates concluded the indoor season with an appearance at the NCAA Championships

2012-13 Track & Field: Ran in the indoor 800-meter, 1,000-meter, mile, 3,000-meter and distance medley relays...Recorded a career-best time of 2:10.14 in the 800-meter run at the SPIRE Invitational...Finished fourth in the 1,000-meter at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 2:54.09...Earned second-place finish in the mile run at the Penn State National after notching a time of 4:57.40...Placed seventh at the Virginia Tech Invitational in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10:13.66...Was part of a distance medley relay squad that placed fourth at the Penn State National with a time of 12:06.66...Ran with another DMR team at the C-USA Indoor Championships and tallied a time of 11:58.64 for a sixth-place finish...Competed in the outdoor 800-meter run, 1,500-meter run, 4x800-meter relay and sprint medley relay...Recorded a personal-best time of 2:10.05 in the 800-meter run at the C-USA Outdoor Championships prelims...Placed third at the Charlotte Invitational with a career-best time of 4:36.49 in the 1,500-meter run...Won the Mountains vs. Beaches 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:42.95...Was part of two separate 4x800-meter relay squads that competed at the Sea Ray Relays and the Penn Relays...Her Sea Ray Relay squad placed seventh with a time of 9:30.53...Her Penn Relays team finished in the top 20 with a time of 9:13.18...Ran anchor at the Penn Relays in the sprint medley relays where her squad placed ninth with a time of 3:55.42.

2012-13 Cross Country: Competed in all seven meets and finished with a pair of top-20 rankings...Started season and finished 11th at the 5K Seahawk Invitational (19:12.76)...Earned 25th place and improved her time by 13 seconds at the 5K Adidas XC Invitational (18:59.6)...Had her highest finish of the season, seventh, and improved her time by nearly 15 seconds at the 5K ECU Pirate Invitational (18:45.34)...Ran her best 5K time of the season and career in placing 31st at the 5K Conference USA Championship (18:11.2)...Had a 23:17.63 in the gold race of the 6K Charlotte Cross Country Invitational to earn 74th place...Improved her time by nearly 51 seconds to a 22:26.8 at 6K NCAA Pre-National...Moved up to 56th place and improved her time again by 33 seconds at the 6K NCAA Southeast Regional (21:53.91).

2011-12 Track & Field: Participated in the indoor 600-meter run, 800-meter run, 1,000-meter run and mile run...Posted a time of 1:36.85 in the 600-meter run at the SPIRE Invitational for a 15th-place finish...Recorded her best time in the 800-meter at the C-USA Indoor Championships after finishing 13th with a time of 2:16.44...Ran the 1,000-meter run in 3:06.60 for a 16th-place finish at the Virginia Tech Invitational...Competed in the 800-meter run, 1,500-meter run and distance medley relay during the outdoor season...Registered a time of 2:17.21 in the 800-meter run at Wake Forest to finish in the top 20...Ran the 1,500-meter in 4:45.09 at Wake Forest...Was part of a DMR team that placed fourth at Florida with a time of 11:57.59.

2011-12 Cross Country: Redshirted.

2010-11 Track & Field: Ran a number of middle distance events for ECU during the indoor season...Participated three total times in the outdoor campaign, twice in the 1,500-meter run and once in the 800.

2010-11 Cross Country: Ran in the first two meets of the season, both 5K events...Finished the Covered Bridge Open in 21:28.6, good for 106th place...Turned in 20:55.3 time, and highest placement, 52nd, at the Wolfpack Invitational.

High School: Four-time team most valuable player for cross country and track...As a senior, received the Delaware Women's Alliance for Sport and Fitness Athlete of Promise Award and Most Distinguished Female Athlete Award by the United States Marine Corps...Three-time all-Blue Hen Conference cross country honoree, with the only non-selection being junior season that was missed due to injury...All-county selection during final campaign...Placed 11th at the state cross country meet as a senior...In last track season, after winning conference and New Castle County titles in the 800 meters, took third in the 1,600 meters, fourth in the 800 meters and anchored 4x800-meter relay team to a fourth-place finish at the state meet...As a junior, took second in the 800 meters and fourth in the 1,600 meters at the Blue Hen Conference Championship...Captain of the cross country and outdoor track squads during junior and senior seasons and led indoor track team as a senior...Earned four letters in cross country and outdoor track as well as two in indoor track and swimming.

Personal: Born Olivia Marley Slate...Daughter of Ed and Leslie Slate...Named to the Academic All-Blue Hen Conference Team and received the Delaware Scholar-Athlete Award...Brother, Christopher, was a member of Clemson's track team...Cousin Nick Mangum ran distance for N.C. State...Cousin Amy Oppermann ran distance for the University of Delaware and was selected as the female athlete-of-the-year.