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Rebecca Nylen
Rebecca Nylen

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Auburn, Ala.

High School:
Beauregard

Event:
Distance/XC

2013 Outdoor: Competed in five meets participating in the 800 meters... Recorded a personal best time of 2:19.20 at the War Eagle Invitational.

2013 Indoor: Competed in two meets participating in the 800 meters... Achieved a personal best time of 2:27.07 at the Auburn Invite.

2012 Cross Country: Competed in three meets participating in the 4k, 5k and 6k distance events... Posted a season-best finish of 15th place in the Troy Invite 5k with a time of 24:27.94.

High School: Was named All-State at Beauregard... Also played competitive tennis for seven years and was ranked first in the state for two years.

Personal: Born on July 7... Daughter of Peter and Jennifer Nylen... Father played collegiate tennis... Has two siblings, James (25) and Japhet (21)... Majoring in civil engineering.

PRs
4K: 16:27.59 (2013 Georgia State Invitational, 27th place)
5K: 21:02.22 (2013 Crimson Classic, 176th place)
6K: 26:07.23 (Azalea City Classic, 62nd)
Best XC Finish: 15th place, Troy Invitational (24:27.94)