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    Molly Seidel  
    Molly Seidel

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Hartland, WI

    High School:
    University Lake School

    Position:
    Distance


    03/30/2013

    Irish Turn In Solid Day One In California And Ohio

    Freshman Molly Seidel claimed first in the 5,000m run.

    03/28/2013

    Track And Field Head To California and Ohio For Easter Weekend

    The Irish are set to compete in the Stanford Invitational and the Oliver Nikilof Open.

    02/13/2013

    Former Irish Great Schultz Inducted To WISTCA Hall Of Fame

    Current Irish freshman Molly Seidel was named the WISTCA Female Athlete of the Year.

    12/06/2012

    Track And Field Opens Season With Blue & Gold Invitational

    The meet gets underway at 5 p.m. Friday at Loftus Sports Center.

    08/01/2012

    Irish Welcome 22 Freshmen To Campus

    Eleven men and 11 women make up the class of 2016.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Finished first in the 5,000m run (16:05.33) in her only meet during the track & field season at the outdoor Stanford Invitational ... turned in impressive first year with the Irish cross country team, competing in six of the seven meets including BIG EAST, regionals and NCAAs ... one of five Irish women's runners to earn NCAA Great Lakes all-region honors after finishing 19thout of 217 runners on the 6K course (20:50) to help Notre Dame qualify for the NCAA Championship meet with a third place showing out of 32 teams ... finished 22ndout of 126 runners on the 6K course at the BIG EAST Championship meet (20:41) as the Irish finished fifth out of 15 teams ... opened year with a fourth place finish out of 266 runners at the National Catholic Championship (17:22.9) ... third Irish runner to cross the line on the 5K course ... took 31stout of 145 runners in the 5K blue race at the Notre Dame Invitational (17:17) ... placed 78thout of 327 runners on the 6K course at the Wisconsin Invitational (20:41) in the final tune up to the BIG EAST Championship ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a cross country monogram.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Graduated from University Lake School (Wis.) in the spring of 2012 ... letterwinner in cross country (four times), track & field (four times), alpine ski race (three times) and field hockey (twice) ... selected as an Adidas Cross Country All-American (`11) ... named Gatorade National Female Cross Country Runner of the Year and Gatorade Wisconsin Female Cross Country Runner of the Year (`11) ... helped the USA Junior National Cross Country team win the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country - International Challenge by finishing third ... named to the Wisconsin Track Coaches Association's all-state team and as the overall female athlete of the year (`12) ... earned first team all-state honors for cross country from the Wisconsin Coaches Association three times (`08-'10) ... won the Wisconsin DIII cross country meet and was the DIII record holder all four years ... named as an all-division state cross country record holder (`10-'11) ... joined Suzy Favor as the only female to win four state individual titles ... named the Foot Locker National and Midwest champion senior year ... named as the Brooks Border War Champion (`10-'11) ... selected as a New Balance Nationals mile and two-mile All-American junior year ... won the 1,600m and 3,200m races at the state meet all four years ... was the all-division state record holder twice in the 3,200m (`11-'12) and once in the 1,600m (`12) ... selected as the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Cross Country Runner of the Year on three occasions (`09,'10 and `11) ... named the Midwest Distance Gala Mile champion junior and senior seasons ... earned the national Merit Scholarship and named to The Cum Laude Society ... aunt, Kathleen, rowed crew for Saint Mary's College (`74-'75) and Notre Dame (`75) ... aunt, Molly, rowed for Notre Dame (`85-'86) ... mother, Anne, graduated for Saint Mary's College in `87 ... full name is Molly Elizabeth Seidel ... born in Brookfield, Wis. to Fritz and Anne Seidel ... has one younger brother and one younger sister ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is majoring in anthropology with a supplementary major in Arts & Letters pre-health.

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