Ran a 3:01.14 in her lone 1000m at the Orange & Purple Invite … turned in a season-best mile time of 4:54.62 at the Charlie Thomas Invitational … recorded a season-best 3K performance (9:34.55) at the Music City Challenge – good for third-fastest all-time in school history … helped lead a DMR group to the third-fastest time (11:27.20) in school history … ran a 17:11.14 in the 5K at the ACC Championships. Outdoor: ran a season-best 4:26.49 in the 1500m at the Tiger Track Classic to finish fifth … posted the fourth-fastest 5K time in school history (16:26.12) at the Yellow Jacket Invitational to take gold … helped break the 23-year-old 4x1500m relay record by finishing seventh with a time of 18:15.33 – 11 seconds faster than the previous time.
2017 Cross Country:
Started off the year by winning the Jacksonville State Open as an unattached runner, turning in a time of 14:06.40 in the 4K meet … ran a season-best 6K time (20:48.9) at the South Regionals … finished 10th (22:18.2) at the Bulldog SEC Preview.
High School: Attended Landmark Christian High School … four-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field (ran 5K, 1600m, 2300m, 4×400) as well as a three-year letterwinner in swimming … helped team to back-to-back-to-back state championships (2014, 2015, 2016) … won 2016 individual state championship in cross country and 2017 individual track and field title in 1600m and 3200m – recording fastest time in each event … named All-American after finishing seventh at Footlocker Nationals in 2016 … named 2016-17 Gatorade Cross Country Player of the Year for Georgia … holds school records for 1600m, 3200m and 5K.
Personal: Full name is Nicole Michelle Fegans … intends on majoring in Business … enjoys biking around Atlanta and seeing new places with friends in her spare time.