Women's Track and Field Roster

Nadia English

Year So.
Event Mid-Distance
Hometown Eden Prairie, Minn.
High School Eden Prairie

Year at Gustavus: Sophomore
What events are you in? Are you in both cross country and track and field?: I run the 3K, 5K, and maybe more, not sure yet! I run distance. I am in both cross country and track and field.
Where did you go to high school?: Eden Prairie High School
Where is your hometown?: Eden Prairie, MN
Tell me about your family (siblings, are any of your family members current/previous Gusties?): I have two younger brothers, Gavin and Anders. I also have two younger “sisters,” my Great Dane puppy, Hazel, and my Pitbull, Stella! I am the first in my family to attend Gustavus.
Tell me about your experiences so far at Gustavus: Although I have not been able to spend an entire year on campus yet, I absolutely love it. I have a second family, thanks to cross country and track, and I love campus life! Classes can be tough, but I am grateful I have made such amazing friends to lean on.
What volunteering or community service have you done in and/or out of college?: I volunteer at Kind Vet Clinic in St. Peter! I also volunteer at random events here and there.
What other extracurricular activities, clubs, or organizations are you a part of?: I am in Nordic Ski Club.
How have these activities changed your time at Gustavus?: Each activity and club I have joined, it makes my experience so much better here. I have made more friends and learned more about myself through these experiences!
Have you been a part of any movements that work for social justice or change? What are you passionate about?: I am passionate about the environment, animals, LGBTQ+ rights, women’s rights, etc.
Newspaper: If you would like press releases involving you sent to any hometown newspapers, please list them here: Eden Prairie Newspaper
Tell me about any high school athletic and academic achievements or awards that you have earned: I was the captain for Eden Prairie High School cross country team as well as being a member of the gold chords.
Tell me about your college academic and athletic achievements that you have earned . (Captain, All-American, all-conference, academic all-conference, etc, and include year): I made the Dean’s List in fall 2019 and spring 2020.
Why did you choose Gustavus?: I knew it would be great for my education and academics, and I had the chance to be on a team again, which I have loved.
In your opinion what makes the Gustavus cross country/track and field programs different from other colleges?: The team atmosphere. At races, you will not catch another team cheering louder than us. We all work together, get along, and are a family.