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    Isabel Seidel
    Isabel Seidel

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Nashotah, Wis.

    High School:
    University Lake School

    Height:
    5-6



    2014: Made a strong impact as a freshman, competing in six meets ... Posted her best 5K time of 17:30.5 at the Notre Dame Invitational, placing her fourth for the 'Cats and 97th overall (Oct. 3) ... Earned a spot in the lineup at the NCAA Midwest Regionals and posted her best 6K time of the year (22:15.7), finishing fifth among NU runners ... Also ran at the Big Ten Championships where she crossed in 22:58.

    High School: Lettered in four varsity sports during her career at University Lake School, including cross country, track, alpine skiing and field hockey ... Two-time team MVP in cross country ... Three-time cross country All-Indian Trails Conference and second-team all-state performer ... Champion of the 2013 Janesville Craig Midwest Invitational (XC) ... Also first-team all-state in Division III for track and field ... Won eight state medals combined between track and cross country ... Three-sport team captain ... Named the Most Valuable Offensive Player of her field hockey team in two different seasons and was a three-time Alpine Skiing Eastern Championship qualifier ... Student Government class representative and a member of the Cum Laude Society ... Also a recipient of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards and a four-year ULS Excellence Award honoree for academic achievement.

    Personal: Born Isabel Grace Seidel ... Daughter of Frederick and Anne Seidel ... Competed against NU teammates Andrea Ostenso and Sara Coffey in high school ... Chose Northwestern over Notre Dame, Boston College, Brown and Wake Forest ... Majoring in journalism.