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    Mallory Abel
    Mallory Abel

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    St. Charles, Ill.

    High School:
    St. Charles East

    Height:
    5-5



    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

    2014: Ran in four events ... Paced the Wildcats in the Badger Opener with a 4K time of 14:12, finishing 1st for NU and 4th overall (Sep. 5) ... Posted her best 5K time of 19:05.0 at the UW-Parkside Lucian Rosa Invitational, which put her 7th among Wildcats and 44th overall (Oct. 11).

    2013: Participated in four events ... Recorded her best 5K time of 18:54.4 at the UW-Parkside Lucian Rosa Invitational, finishing seventh among Wildcats and 42nd overall (Oct. 12) ... Also ran a sub-19 5K at Parkside in September (18:56.5) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2012: Competed in four events as a freshman... Recorded a season-best 5K time of 18:36.28, good for 12th overall, at the Northern Illinois Open (Nov.2) ... Ran a 22:53 for her only 6K event of the year, the Spartan Invitational (Sept. 14).

    High School: Two-time all-conference performer and the 2009 Upstate Eight Conference cross country champion ... Three-time Kane County all-area selection ... 2011 team MVP ... Helped St. Charles East to third-place 3A state finish in 2008 and 2011 ... Team captain ... Also a three-time all-conference performer in track ... 2012 Illinois State Scholar and a three-time Academic All-Conference honoree.

    Personal: Born Mallory Jordan Abel ... Daughter of JoAnn and Steve Abel ... Chose Northwestern over Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan State ... Future major is undecided.