Nicole Lane
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Santa Rosa, Calif.

High School:
El Molino '12

Height:
5-3

Event:
Distances

Major:
Animal Science

2013: Ran just twice, competing in 1,500 at Aggie Open and 3,000 at Stanford Opener.

CROSS COUNTRY: Ran three times in 2013, finishing a season-best 10th at season-opening Aggie Open... Redshirted in 2012.

EL MOLINO HS '12: Heart and Soul Redwood Empire Runner of the Year... Won back-to-back 3,200 titles at North Coast Section Redwood Area meet, plus the 1,600 championship as a junior... Placed 5th in 3,200 (11:00.65), 6th in 1,600 (5:02.62) at NCS Meet of Champions as a senior, improving from 7th-place showings in each in 2011... Captured Sonoma County League titles in both mile and 2-mile during each of final two seasons... Set school records in both events, plus several stadium records... Placed 7th at CIF state cross country championships as a senior, improving from 19th as a junior, 95th as a sophomore... Selected as school's outstanding senior female athlete of the year... Twice nominated as EMHS' entry for Empire Scholar-Athlete of the Year... Captured CIF-NCS Scholar-Athlete honors every year.

PERSONAL: Born in Santa Rosa, Calif.... Majoring in animal science... Parents are Tony & Dorothy Lane... Selected UC Davis in part for its strength in veterinary medicine... Not surprisingly, lists fellow Santa Rosa native Kim Conley as her sports hero.