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Hoelscher

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Mid Distance
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Victoria, Minn.
High School: Minnetonka

Bio

2019 Outdoor (Freshman):

  • Finished eighth in the 4x800 (9:19.51) at the ECAC Outdoor Championships (5/11).
  • Had a personal best in the 800 meters (2:14.13) and came in the seventh in the 4x800 (9.05.14) at the Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Championships (5/3-4).
  • Had a personal best of 59.86 in the 400 meters at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational (4/27).
  • Placed second in the 800 meters, running a 2:14.68, at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20).
  • Had a personal best of 5:55.03 in the 1,500 meters at the Black & Gold Invitational (3/29).

2018-2019 Indoor (Freshman):

  • Finished 12th in the 4x800 (9:09.25) at the ECAC Indoor Championships (3/1).
  • Placed 15th in the 800 meters (2:19.26) and eighth in the 4x800 (9:12.19) at the Patriot League Indoor Championships (2/16).
  • Finished sixth in the 4x800 (9:19.45) and 12th in the distance medley relay (12:40.50) at the NEICAAA Indoor Championships (2/1).
  • Had a personal best of 3:07.65 in the 1,000 meters at the Beantown Challenge (1/12).

Before Holy Cross:

  • Five-year member of the varsity cross country team under head coach Jane Reimer-Morgan.
  • Received the Skipper Spirit Award in 2014 and the Anchor Award in 2017.
  • Named 2017 All-Conference Honorable Mention.
  • Led team to take third in the State Meet in 2016.
  • Also a five-year member of the varsity track and field team under head coach John Steffen.
  • Served as captain senior year.
  • Received the True Grit Award in 2017 and the Key Award in 2016 and 2018.
  • Named to the All-Conference team 2015-2018.
  • Led team to place third at True Team State (2015), win the True Team State Championships (2017), win conference (2014-2018) and win the state championships (2014, 2015, 2018).
  • Set the school record in the sprint medley relay 2018.
  • Also a three-year member of the varsity ice hockey team under head coach Eric Johnson.
  • Served as captain senior year.
  • Received the Kelly Phillips Character Award for the 2017-18 season.
  • Named All-Conference Honorable Mention for the 2017-18 season.
  • Led team to win the conference championship in 2016.
  • Named to the Honor Roll 2015, 2017 and 2018.

Personal:

  • Daughter of Ann and Brian.
  • Father ran track at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
  • Has one brother (John) and two sisters (Lucille and Kathryn).
  • Lucille runs track and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Class of 2021).
  • Has not yet declared a major. 

Hoelscher's Personal Bests:

Year Event Time/Dist. Meet
2019 800m (outdoor) 2:14.13 Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Championship (5/3)
2019 400m (outdoor) 59.86 Skyhawk Stonehill Invitational (4/27)
2019 1500m (outdoor) 4:55.03 Black & Gold Invitational (3/29)
2019 1000m (indoor) 3:07.65 Beantown Challenge (1/12)
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