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
East Carolina Looks to Build on Last Year's Finishes
Bjork Olsen leads women; Jakub Trzasalski leads men
2013: Competed at seven meets during her third full season ... Opened the year with a 15th-place finish in 19:10.34 in a 5K at the Covered Bridge Invitational ... Placed fifth in the 5K at UNC Wilmington's Seahawk Invitational with a time of 18:44.35 ... Ran a time of 18:15.4 in the 5K and finished 28th overall at the Wolfpack Invitational ... Fell just shy of all-conference honors with a 22nd-place showing at the C-USA Championships after clocking a new personal-best 5K time of 18:02.65 ... Placed 86th overall with a time of 22:18.8 in the 6K at the NCAA Southeast Regional.
2012: Ran in seven meets on the campaign and had two top-10 finishes ... Finished third at the Seahawk Invitational (18:32.50) ... At the Adidas XC Invitational, completed the 5K in a season-best time of 18:16.7 to place 18th ... Earned sixth place (18:34.77) at the Pirate Invitational ... Finished just out of All-Conference status in 27th place in the 5K race at the C-USA Championships (18:06.4) ... Competed in the 6K gold race at the Charlotte Invitational (23:10.00) ... Improved her time by 34 seconds in her second 6K race of the season, 22:27.6, at the NCAA Pre-Nationals in 192nd place ... Had her best 6K time and placing in earning 50th at the NCAA Southeast Regional (21:49.27) with an improvement of 36 seconds.
2011:Participated in the season's final six meets and became a dependable runner for the Pirates, earning four top-50 finishes ... Made East Carolina debut at the Wolfpack Invitational, taking 22nd place with a 5K time of 18:45.8 ... Followed with almost the same time a week later, 18:45.6, to finish fifth at the ECU Pirate Invitational ... Claimed 141st at the 5K Greater Louisville Classic, clocking out in 18:44.96 ... In career's first 6K event, ran a 23:20.27 at the Panorama Farms Invitational to place 40th overall ... Posted career-best time of 18:33.8 in the 5K at the Conference USA Championship to take 36th ... Closed initial campaign with a 116th-place showing at the NCAA Southeast Regional, completing the 6K in 22:35.1.
2010:Did not compete in any meets.
High School: Received Shenendehowa's Super Sophomore Award ... Ran for coach Rob Cloutier ... A High Achievement and Achievement List selection all four years.
Personal: Intended academic major is nutrition and dietetics ... Daughter of Thomas and Joanne Fresenius ... Hobbies include reading, art and biking.