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
Bjork Olsen leads women; Jakub Trzasalski leads men
Women's Race at 10:15 a.m.; Men's Race at 10:45 a.m.
2011: Did not participate in any meets.
2010: 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: Intended academic major is undecided ... Full name is 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 runs the 800 meters for 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.