Olivia Hummel
Olivia  Hummel


Woodbury, Minn.

High School:
East Ridge HS

Last College:
University of Dayton




Bethany Hasz Breaks 3K Record

No. 10 Minnesota split the squad at three meets at Iowa State, Vandervilt, and St. Thomas on Friday evening


Gophers Open Larry Wieczorek Invite

Kaitlyn Long won the weight throw and Val Larson finished as overall runner-up in the 600m on day one in Iowa


2016-17 • Freshman Season: Began college career at the University of Dayton • competed at six cross country meets, recording a career-best 6K time of 22:15.4 • ran a career-best 5K time of 18:19.2 and finished 37th at the Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championship • finished 116th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional • competed at five meets during the indoor track & field season with appearances in the 1000m, mile, and 4x800m relay • posted season-best times of 2:57.87 in the 1,000m and 5:00.67 in the mile • placed seventh in the 1,000m and ninth in the 4x800m relay at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Track & Field Championships • competed at six meets during the outdoor track & field season, including appearances in the 800m, 1,500m, 3,000m steeplechase, 4x400m relay and 4x800m relay • posted season-best times of 2:15.69 in the 800m, 4:40.53 in the 1,500m, and 11:18.11 in the 3,000m steeplechase • placed 10th in the 4x800m relay and 11th in the 4x400m relay at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

High School: A 2016 graduate of East Ridge High School where she competed for coaches Lloyd Ness, Chad Cronin, and Paula Gramer • three-sport letterwinner for East Ridge, earning five cross country letters, five Nordic skiing letters, and four track & field letters • three-year Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship qualifier, placing 83rd overall and 45th in the team standings as a sophomore (15:30.8 for 4K), 35th overall and 17th in the team standings as a junior (14:55.1 for 4K), and 39th overall and 26th in the team standings as a senior (19:04.1 for 5K) • helped East Ridge to a runner-up team finish at the 2014 state championship as a sophomore and team placed fourth as a junior and 13th as a senior • three-time all-section and two-time all-conference honoree in cross country • cross country academic all-conference as a senior • team qualifier for 2013 Nike Cross Nationals as a sophomore • named cross country team MVP and captain as a senior • team section champions as a sophomore and section runners-up as a junior and senior • Suburban East Conference champions as a sophomore and conference runners-up as a junior • five-time Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship qualifier with three appearances in the 4x800m relay and one appearance each in the 800m and 1600m • highest state finish saw 4x800m relay team place fourth as a sophomore, also placing 14th as a freshman and 15th as a junior • placed 11th in the 1600m and 17th in the 800m at the state meet as a senior • four-year all-conference and all-section honoree in track & field • all-state honoree in the 4x800m relay as a sophomore • named track & field Rookie of the Year as a freshman and captain as a senior • helped East Ridge to team section and conference titles as a sophomore • holds East Ridge records in the 4x800m relay and the mile • 2016 Suburban East Conference champion in the 800m • 2016 section champion in the mile and 800m • owns high school PRs of 18:50 for 5K, 5:06 for 1600m, and 2:19.67 for 800m.

Personal: Born June 24, 1998 • daughter of Guy and Lauren Hummel • has one sibling, Sam • intends to major in biology • high school teammates with current Gopher teammates Emily Betz and Bailey Ness • enjoys cooking, baking, traveling, skiing (water, downhill, and Nordic), tubing, camping, and being outdoors.

Hummel's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,000m 2:57.87 Before Minnesota (2017)
Mile 5:00.67 Before Minnesota (2017)
Hummel's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:15.69 Before Minnesota (2017)
1,500m 4:40.53 Before Minnesota (2017)
3,000m Steeplechase 11:18.11 Before Minnesota (2017)


Gophers Begin Outdoor Ranked No. 11

Gophers Begin Outdoor Ranked No. 11

3/20/2018 - W. Track & Field

Minnesota ranks 11th in the nation in the USTFCCCA NCAA Division I National Team Computer Preseason Rankings.

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Shay Nielsen

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Shay Nielsen

3/20/2018 - W. Track & Field

Get to know Gophers redshirt sophomore Shay Nielsen as Minnesota kicks off the outdoor season.

Gophers Enjoy Spring Break Training

Gophers Enjoy Spring Break Training

3/19/2018 - W. Track & Field

Members of the Gopher women's track & field team spent spring break training in Houston, Texas.

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