Ashley Nichols
Ashley Nichols
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Kenmore, Wash.
High School: Inglemoor

Cross Country team captain … 2010 graduate of Inglemoor High School who is majoring in computer information systems … minoring in finance and French … very good student … three-time USTFCCCA All-Academic … Before Bentley: was a team captain for both cross country and track at Inglemoor … earned All-Star honors as a senior … participated in state championships … Personal: age as of Sept.1: 21 … daughter of Jean and Peter Nichols … has one brother, Brett (19) … member of BEAR Outdoors Club e-board.

CROSS COUNTRY

Has been among Bentley’s top three finishers in 16 of 17 races during first three seasons … 2012: finished 29th in NCAA Div. II East Regional (22:57.6), 30th in Northeast-10 Championships (19:56.5) and 101st in New Englands (18:58.33) … was number three Bentley finisher in all three events … USTFCCCA All-Academic … 2011: USTFCCCA All-East Region and 2nd-team All-Northeast-10 … finished 11th in Northeast-10 Championships (18:29.84), 18th in NCAA Division II East Regional (23:27.7), 131st in New Englands (19:56) and 156th in NCAA Division II Championships (24:47.4) … was Bentley’s number two runner in UMass-Dartmouth Invitational, Codfish Bowl and New Englands, number three in NCAA Regional and NCAA Championships, and number four in Northeast-10’s … Academic All-Northeast-10 … USTFCCCA All-Academic … 2010: All-East Region and 3rd-team All-Northeast-10 … Bentley’s number one runner three times, including Saint Rose Joust, New Englands and NCAA Regional … 13th in NCAA Regional (23:35), 20th in Northeast-10 Championships (19:17.1) and 154th in New Englands (19:48) … runner-up in Saint Rose Joust (18:56) … USTFCCCA All-Academic … NE-10 Weekly Honor Roll Oct. 26.

TRACK

On Bentley’s all-time indoor lists, ranks fourth in 5,000 and eighth in 3,000 … outdoors, ranks second in 10,000, fourth in 5,000, fifth in 3,000 and 15th in 1,500 … Indoor Bests: 5:25.09 mile (2011 Reebok Boston Indoor Games), 10:29.17 3,000 (2012 New Englands), 18:22.97 5,000 (2013 New Englands) … Outdoor Bests: 4:56.46 1500 (2011 Stonehill), 10:37.12 (2013 Stonehill), 18:17.51 5,000 (2011 Raleigh Relays), 38:44.61 10,000 (2013 Raleigh Relays) … 2012-13: was fifth in 5,000 at Northeast-10 Outdoor Championships (18:39.25) and ninth in 10,000 at outdoor New Englands (39:39.16) … fifth in 5,000 (18:27.20) and eighth in distance medley (13:53.14) at NE-10 indoor championships …  23rd in 5,000 at indoor New Englands (18:22.97) … 2011-12: seventh in 10,000 at outdoor Northeast-10’s (40:36.05) … at the indoor NE-10’s, was third in 5,000 (18:25.49) and eighth in DMR (14:04.49) … 21st in 3,000 at indoor New Englands (10:29.17) … 2010-11: USTFCCCA Division II All-East Region in 5,000 … sixth in 5,000 at outdoor NE-10’s (18:56.38) … indoors, was fifth in 3,000 at Northeast-10 Championships (10:41.65) and 16th in New Englands (10:30.08) … NE-10 Weekly Honor Roll Feb. 8 for effort in Giegengack Invitational.

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