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Northwest Bearcats

Jessica Nichols

Jessica Nichols

HometownLouisiana, Mo.
High SchoolLouisiana


Career-best time in the mile with a time of 6:00.28 at the Nebraska Invite (1/16) ... Outdoor: did not compete


Indoor: Competed in the mile and 1,000-meter run during the season ... ran a career-best 1,000 time of 3:14.28 at Nebraska Wesleyan (1/24) ... Outdoor: Ran a season-best 5:11.82 in the 1,500-meter run at the MIAA championships ... also competed in the 800-meter run during the season...Cross Country: Ran a 20:54 at the Cowboy Jamboree (10/04) to give her the best 5k cross country season-high ... ran best 6k cross country season time at the MIAA Championships (10/24) with a time of 24:27.71 earning her 30th place which was the best finish at the MIAA Championships for any Bearcat


Indoor: Ran a career-best mile time of 5:34.96 at the MIAA championships ... also competed in the 800- and 1,000-meter runs during the season ... Outdoor: Placed eighth in the 1,500-meter run at the MIAA championships following a career-best time of 4:55.40 ... also competed in the 3,000-meter steeplechase during the season


Finished sixth for Northwest at the Bearcat Open (9/8) during the cross country season ... ran season-best 20:44.56 at the Christian Brothers Invite (10/6)

Louisiana High School

Earned all-district and All-Clarance Cannon Conference honors all four years ... state champion in 800-meter run sophomore year ... earned nine all-state honors: 800-meter run (8th, 2007; 1st, 2004); 1,600-meter run (6th, 2007; 6th, 2006; 3rd, 2005; 3rd, 2004); 3,200-meter run (6th, 2007) and 4x800-meter relay (6th, 2004) ... editor of yearbook ... also active in basketball and softball for three years ... named to honor roll all four years

Personal Bio

Born Oct. 13, 1988 ... daughter of Janis Nichols

Cross Country
5K Christian Brothers Twilight Classic 10/6/07 20:44.56
6K MIAA Championships 10/25/08 24:27.71
800m UCM Mule Relays 2/7/08 2:34.51
Mile MIAA Championship 3/1/08 5:34.96
1000m Nebraska Wesleyan 1/24/09 3:14.28
800m Jock's Nitch 4/4/09 2:44.42
1500m MIAA Championship 5/4/08 4:55.4
3000-steeple Northwest Open 4/7/08 12:54.24