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    Elizabeth Fierro
    Elizabeth Fierro


    Northport, N.Y.

    High School:



    #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


    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


    'Cats Compete at Whitewater Drake Alternative Meet

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


    Moriset, Weathered Winners at Huskie/Blue Demon Classic

    NU back in action Saturday at UW-Whitewater


    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.