Women's Track & Field

Ava Nadel
Ava Nadel
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: Millennium
Position: Distance
Events: Distance
Major: Sociology & Anthropology
Minor: Communications / Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies


  • ran her best 3,000-meters time (13:44.26) at the Vince Brown Invitational
  • posted her top 5,000 (23:11.5) and 800 (3:10.83) times during the Finn Pincus Invitational
  • finished 20th in the 3,000 (13:44.60) during the ODAC Indoor Championships on February 26 


  • ran the seventh-fastest time (22:40.76) for the indoor five kilometer run in school history at the Captains Invitational
  • ran her best time (6:26.58) in the mile at the ODAC Indoor Championship 
  • competed in five meets in the outdoor season
  • ran a season best in the 5000-meter in 22 minutes, 36.41 seconds at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championships, the team’s third fastest mark of the season
  • also ran a season best in the 1500 in 6:02.03 seconds at the Aggie Invitational at NC A&T State University, which was 14 seconds off her previous best and the team’s fourth fastest mark of the season


  • competed in five indoor meets and one outdoor meet
  • had a team season best in the 5000 (22:08) at the JDL Kick-off Classic, the fourth-fastest indoor mark in school history


  • participated in three indoor meets as a middle distance runner
  • had the team’s third-best time in the 1000-meter run (4:15:77) at the JDL College Kick-Off Classic
  • participated in four outdoor meets as a distance runner
  • had the team’s third-fastest time in the 5000-meter run (23:12:84) at the High Point Vertklasse
  • named to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference's 2014 Spring Sportsmanship Team


  • also ran cross country for Guilford 
  • member of Community Kitchens Club
  • participated in the Multicultural Leadership Scholar's Program (MLSP) panel discussion at the 2015 Guilford Undergraduate Symposium
  • received the 2016 Outstanding Athlete Award at Guilford's Dick Dyer Awards
  • MLSP and Principled Problem-Solving Scholar at Guilford
  • three-time member of Guilford's Student-Athlete Honor Roll
  • named to the 2015-16 Academic All-ODAC Team
  • dean's list student
  • serves as a photographer for Guilford's sports information department, school newspaper and office of communications and marketing
  • ambassador for Guilford's Center for Principled Problem Solving Scholars
  • lettered two years at Millennium High School under coach Kate Doyon
  • president of the school's Best Buddies Club
  • studied as a foreign exchange student in Ecuador and South Korea
  • daughter of Yasmin Frater and Jeremy Nadel