NCAA TRACK AND FIELD: Former Athlete Marshall Radel Named Winner of NSIC Elite 18 Award for Women’s Indoor Athletics | News, Sports, Jobs
DULUTH — Minnesota Duluth senior distance runner Morgan Radel was named Friday’s 2021-2222 NSIC Elite 18 Award for Women’s Indoor Track and Field. Radel received the award during the post-championship ceremony at the NSIC Indoor Track and Field Championships.
Radel, a Marshall native, ran a mark of 10:15.20 in the women’s 3,000 meter race at the NSIC Indoor Championships. Entering the championship, Radel placed 10th in the 3K with a time of 10:17.63 at the Minnesota State Invite on January 14. She also finished 12th in the 1000m with a time of 3:03.57 at the Twin Ports Invite and 13th in the mile. with a time of 5:10.63 from the Jack Johnson Classic on January 28. Radel is a graduate student majoring in Environment, Sustainability and Geography and Political Science and holds a 4.00 grade point average.
As part of the NSIC’s 25th anniversary celebration in the 2016-17 academic year, the NSIC Elite 18 award was instituted to recognize the true essence of the student-athlete by honoring the person who has reached the pinnacle compete at the NSIC championship level in their sport, while achieving the highest academic level among their peers. The NSIC Elite 18 award is given to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade point average competing at the final venue for each of the NSIC’s 18 championships.
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