20 All-America Awards

93 All-GLIAC Awards

Abby Fifarek
Abby Fifarek
Year: So.
Hometown: Buckley, Mich.
High School: Grand Traverse Academy
Position: Distance

2015-16: Indoor - Ran fastest mile (5:24.34) at the Doug Hansen Open and fastest 3,000-meter run (10:36.65) at The Big Meet. Won the 3,000-meter run at the Northern Challenge with a time of 10:55.75. Placed 19th in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 18:45.48 at the GLIAC Championship.

Before NMU: In cross country, qualified for state championship meet all four years of high school. Earned all-state and academic all-state honors twice. Also broke her school's 5K record. In track and field, set school records in the 800-meter run, 1,600-meter run, 3,200-meter run and the 4x800 relay. Also ran for Traverse City Bay Runners, earning All-American honors twice for her performance at the USA Track & Field Junior Olympics.

Personal: Daughter of Tony and Kelley Fifarek. Majoring in hospitality management. Born on February 2, 1997.