Athlete of the Week Madison Larsen started her indoor season by breaking PR by a full second in the 3000M at the Jack Jennett Open (10:56.47), and placed third in the mile event at Wartburg's Chelsey M. Henkenius Indoor Open (5:37.94). After Hawkeye, she plans to continue her education and become a labor and delivery nurse.
“[Madison] is full of untapped potential, and as I’ve seen her gain confidence she has turned that into stronger performances, including her national automatic qualifying time in the 3K,” said coach Alan Shakespeare. “Madison has been one of the most dedicated athletes I've ever coached. She shows up every day and puts forth her best effort. That’s all any coach can ask for."