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Nicole Daly
Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Aston, Pa.
High School: Cardinal O'Hara
Major: Chemical Engineering
Experience: Varsity Reserve

At Delaware: Cross Country - Third-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned two letters. 2012 Season: Participated in all but one meet for Delaware • was the Blue Hens’ top finisher at the Penn State Spiked Shoe Invitational with a time of 22:19 • placed second at the Lehigh Invitational (22:37) and Delaware Invitational (23:02), and sixth at the Blue & Gold Invitational (22:05) • was UD’s third highest finisher at the CAA Championships by placing 27th in 22:50 • named to CAA Academic Honor Roll • Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee. 2011 Season: Competed in all eight events for the Blue Hens • earned the team’s Outstanding Rookie Award • finished 14th at the UMES Lid-Lifter Invitational in 19:07 and was 41st at the Fordham Invitational in 19:33 • was 10th in 23:44 at the Delaware Invitational, and was the Blue Hens’ top finisher at the Paul Short Invitational by placing 210th in 23:04 • came in fifth at the Blue & Gold Invitational in 24:10 and was 40th at the CAA Championships in 24:10 • finished 112th in 24:34 at the NCAA Regionals and 30th in 19:09 at the ECAC Championships.

2014 SEASON

Participated in three events • Placed 16th in the UD Blue & Gold Invitational in 25:34 and ran in the CAA Championships in 24:33 and the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh in 23:03 • CAA Association Academic Honor Roll

2013 SEASON

Participated in seven events • Ran a 19:39 at the ECAC Championships and recorded her best time of 18:50 at the MSM Duals, placing 8th • Member of the CAA Academic Honor Roll


Indoor Track & Field - Third-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned one letter. 2012-13 Season: Did not compete in any meets for Delaware. 2011-12 Season: Won the 5000 meters at the Maryland Invitational with a season-best time of 18:31.95, and also won the event at the John Covert Classic • ran the mile in 5:37.78 at the Thomson Invitational and the 3000 meters in 10:42.59 at the Delaware Invitational.



2014 SEASON

Participated in two events • Ran the mile in 5:28 at Lehigh earning her career best • Earned her career best for the 3,000m race at Navy running a 10:31

 

 

Outdoor Track & Field - Third-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned two letters. 2013 Season: Ran the 10,000 meters in 36:34.01 at the CAA Championships to qualify for the ECAC Championships • ran the 3000 meters in 10:54.43 at the Delaware Open • named to CAA Academic Honor Roll • Capital one/CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee. 2012 Season: Won the 5000 meters in 18:00.59 at the Morgan State Legacy Meet • finished third in the 3000 meters at the Penn Invitational • ran the 3000 meters in a season-best 10:29.21 at the Delaware Open.



High School: Four-year member of soccer and basketball teams, and ran track as a senior at Cardinal O’Hara High School • earned three letters in both soccer and basketball, and one in track • named soccer team’s MVP her final three seasons • three-time All-Catholic League selection • helped the basketball team reach the state championship game in 2009 and the state semifinals in 2011 • member of track team that won the Catholic League and district championship • named second team All-Catholic League as a senior • member of National Honor Society and school’s Student Council • head of Publicity Committee during senior year.



Personal: Nicole Renee Daly • daughter of Tom and Karen Daly • has younger sisters Michelle, Lauren, Kristen and Erin • mother played basketball at Villanova and uncle, Brian Daly, played basketball at Saint Joseph’s • cousin, Casey Hargadon, played softball at Widener • chemical engineering major at Delaware • never ran cross country until she began college • worked as a basketball camp counselor and referee during the summer • team representative to Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) with teammate Gabby Alaimo.

 

SEASON BESTS

 

Year

Mile

(Ind.)

3,000m

(Ind.)

5,000m

(Ind.)

3,000m

(Out.)

5,000m

(Out.)

10,000m

(Out.)

2015            
2014 5:28.19 10:31.34        
2013       10:54.43 17:56.81 36:34.01
2012 5:37.78 10:42.59 18:31.95 10:29.21 18:00.59  
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