Junior Bjork Olsen an NCAA All-Southeast Region Selection
Nine ECU Cross Country Members Are Going To Charlotte
Bjork Olsen and Chelsea Hollingsworth earn All-League Honors
Women's Race at 10:15 a.m.; Men's Race at 10:45 a.m.
Women's team places sixth in gold race; Men's team finishes 17th in gold race
2012: Ran in six races on the season including both a first and second place showing ... Earned the 5K race win at the Seahawk Invitational (18:17.69) ... Had her best-time of the season in finishing 12th in the 5K at the Adidas XC Invitational (17:42.00) ... Finished as the runner-up at the Pirate Invitational (17:49.98) ... Placed 48th in the 5K at the Conference USA Championship (18:57.5) ... In the 6K gold race at the Charlotte Cross Country Invitational, ran a 23:04.58 to take home 57th ... Fashioned a season-best 6K time of 22:11.51, and improvement of over 53 seconds, at the NCAA Southeast Regional in earning 79th.
2011:Did not compete in any meets for ECU.
2010:Participated in five meets, turning in career-best times in the 5K and 6K ... Opened the year with the Wolfpack Invitational, coming in 51st with a 5K time of 20:50.8 ... Helped the women repeat as ECU Pirate Invitational champions by placing 12th and finishing the 5K in 19:54.11 ... Ran the 6K at the Panorama Farms Invitational in 23:36.26, good for 33rd ... Set a personal best in the 5K at the Conference USA Championship, clocking in at 19:01 to take 62nd overall ... Ended the campaign with a career-best 23:07.4 at the 6K NCAA Southeast Regional, making a 11-spot jump from last year by finishing 155th.
2009: Ran in all seven of the squad's races ... Teamed up with Lisa DeLorenzo to finish ninth with a time of 38:18.6 in the 4,800-meter relay at the Campbell Invitational ... Placed 15th at the Seahawk Invitational with a 5K time of 19:13.27 ... Helped the women claim the ECU Pirate Invitational title with a fifth-place showing and time of 19:29 in the 5K ... Took 26th place out of 119 runners with a season-best 5K time of 19:10 at the Great American Cross Country Festival ... In first career 6K, ran a 23:27, good for 123rd at the Penn State Nationals ... Finished 42nd at the C-USA Championship, clocking in at 20:01.2 in the 5K ... Finished the year placing 166th with a time of 23:36.52 in the 6K NCAA Southeast Regional.
High School: Came in fourth place at the Cap 7 cross country meet as a senior with a time of 20:21.98 ... Finished as the runner-up at the indoor track state meet in the 3,200 meters as a senior ... Named most valuable player for girls track ... Earned most improved runner ... 2009 Nike Indoor Nationals 5,000-meters participant.
Personal: Academic major is biology ... Daughter of Daniel and Leticia Gonzalez ... Involved with community service projects ... Was a member of the high school marching band ... Brother, Marvin, plays high school soccer.