Freshman Nicki Southerland With a Huge Win at Marion Invite

Photo by Jacob Musselman 

Delta freshman Nicki Southerland is FAST! In her first HS meet on August 22nd, she ran 18:15.10 at the Taylor University County Clash, which got her the win. And we thought that was good. Today, at the Marion Invitational, she ran 17:35.60, narrowly beating Zoe Duffus, for the win.  

Marion Invitational Results

On The Rise: An Interview With Nicki Southerland

1Nicki Southerland 9Delta High School 17:35.60 1
2Zoe Duffus 12Fort Wayne Carroll High School 17:35.70 2
3Jasmine Klopstad 10Carmel High School 17:55.10 3
4Addison Knoblauch 9Homestead High School 17:56.40 4
5Annie Christie 12Carmel High School 17:56.80 5

Southerland's time of 17:35.60 puts her at US #5 with Duffus right behind her at US #6

1 16:51.27 2022
2 17:17.22 2021
3 17:18.10 2022
4 17:20.90 2022
5 17:35.60 2024
6 17:35.70 2021

The freshman girls class in Indiana shaping to be one of the best in a long time with names like Nicki Southerland, Addison Knoblauch, Gnister Grant and Cara Naas all performing at a high level already.


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