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


  • competed in five indoor meets
  • 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 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Indoor Championships on February 26 
  • competed in all five outdoor meets and placed 16th in the 1,500 at the ODAC Outdoor Championships in 6:12.39
  • recorded her best 800-meters mark (3:03.91) at the Aggie Invitational
  • placed 13th in the 5,000 at the Dr. Jack Toms Invitational in a team-best 23:28.25


  • ran the sixth-fastest indoor five-kilometer time (22:40.76) in school history at the Captains Invitational
  • ran her best time (6:26.58) in the mile at the ODAC Indoor Championships
  • competed in five outdoor meets
  • ran a season best in the 5000-meter in 22 minutes, 36.41 seconds at the ODAC Championships, the team’s third-fastest mark of the season
  • notched her season-best time in the 1500 (6:02.03) at the Aggie Invitational, 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 the 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