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    Elizabeth Fierro
    Elizabeth Fierro

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Northport, N.Y.

    High School:
    Northport

    Height:
    5-5



    12/10/2014

    #B1GCats Lead Big Ten With 102 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Northwestern is the lone conference school to break 100 honors for the second-straight year

    12/11/2013

    NU Leads B1G With Over 100 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats hit triple digits in a single-sport season for the first time in school history

    04/29/2013

    'Cats Compete at Whitewater Drake Alternative Meet

    Rachel Weathered posts strong efforts in 1,500, 800, 4x400 relay

    04/22/2013

    Moriset, Weathered Winners at Huskie/Blue Demon Classic

    NU back in action Saturday at UW-Whitewater

    12/06/2012

    Northwestern Leads B1G in Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats' 15.83 awards per fall sport lead conference by a wide margin

    2014: Participated in three events ... Recorded her best 5K time of 19:30.6 at the UW-Parkside Lucian Rosa Invitational, which placed her 10th for the 'Cats and 69th overall (Oct. 11) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2013: Ran in one event this season at the NIU Huskie Open, where she finished 15th on the team and 43rd overall with a 5K time of 20:44.25 (Nov. 8) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2012: Competed in four events ... Recorded a season-best 5K time of 19:21.21 at the Northern Illinois Open (Nov. 2) ... Ran a 23:29 for her season-best 6K time and finished seventh for the 'Cats in a split squad event at the Bradley Classic (Oct. 12) ... Also competed at Spartan Invitational and Loyola Lakefront Invite ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2011: Ran in three meets during her freshman campaign, beginning the year at the Crusader Open hosted by Valparaiso and crossing in 22:00 in the 5K race ... Lowered her time significantly in her next two outings, posting a time of 21:11 at the Huskie Open and 20:14 in the Illini Open.

    High School: Earned 2010 all-state 4x800 winter/spring honors ... All-county selection in cross country all four years ... Anchored the 4x800 at her state meet in 2010, helping her team place fifth in 9:04 ... Career-best times include 19:21 in the 5K, 10:36 in the 3K and 4:56 in the 1,500 ... Team captain in cross country, indoor and outdoor track ... Member of the National Honor Society.

    Personal: Born Elizabeth Anne Fierro ... Daughter of Tom and Andrea Fierro ... Chose Northwestern over Holy Cross ... Majoring in biological sciences with a minor in cognitive science.