Women's Track and Field Roster

Olivia Mokhtary

Year Jr.
Event Mid-Distance
Hometown Rice, Minn.
High School Holdingford

Year: Junior
What events are you in? Are you in both cross country and track and field?: I am in both cross Country & Track. In track I run the 400m & the 600m
Where did you go to high school?: Holdingford
Where is your hometown?: Rice, MN
Tell me about your family (siblings, are any of your family members current/previous Gusties?): I have 3 siblings. My oldest sister was in cross country and track at Wartburg College while my other sister was a swimmer for St. Ben’s. My younger brother is a cross country runner in high school.
Tell me about your experiences so far at Gustavus: I’ve been lucky to have a great team that I’ve bonded with while I’ve been at Gustavus. Running as well as spending time together outside practice, is very enjoyable for me.
What volunteering or community service have you done in and/or out of college?: I have volunteered for the Special Olympics at Gustavus. In my hometown I have done volunteer services for a church and for my high school student council, national honor society, and sports teams.
What other extracurricular activities, clubs, or organizations are you a part of?: I am a part of the Psychological Science National Honor Society
How have these activities changed your time at Gustavus? It has deepened my aspirations of pursuing a career in the field of Psychology.
Tell me about any high school athletic and academic achievements or awards that you have earned: I earned the Triple A award for arts, athletics, academics. I was president of Student Council. I graduated top 10 in my class. I earned all-conference academic in cross country.
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 have earned academic all-conference 2019
Why did you choose Gustavus?: I chose Gustavus for the community feel it showed me. Gustavus was a perfect fit for me and my personality.
In your opinion what makes the Gustavus cross country/track and field programs different from other colleges?: The team has a very cohesive bond throughout all event groups. The entire team acts as a family and depends on one another. Members care deeply about each other no matter the event group, year, etc.