| Nicole Mericle
17:56 (2007) 5K
21:09 (2007) 6K
Placed 123rd at the NCAA meet... 2007 All-NCAA South Central Region first-team and All-C-USA second team... Ran the best race of her career at regionals for a time of 21:09, finishing 2nd for the Owls and 9th overall.
Finished 4th at the conference meet with a 5k time of 18:13, helping Rice to a silver medal finish... Also, placed 3rd at the slander Splash in Corpus Christi, leading Rice past Texas and 5th at the Rice Invitational.
2006 graduate of the John Cooper School... Won eight varsity letters in cross country and track and field for coach George Dohner and the Dragons... Led her team to TAPPS state championships in 2002-03 and the SPC state title in 2004... State champion in cross country all four years... 2004 state champion in 1600 and 3200... Won 2005 state golds in 800, 1600 and 4x800 relay... Named to High Honor Roll.
Personal - Full Name: Nicole Danielle Mericle. Born: May 15, 1988, in Mandeville, La. Parents: James and Cindy Mericle of The Woodlands (one brother).