Rebecca Nylen
Rebecca Nylen


Auburn, Ala.

High School:


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, 1994 ... Daughter of Peter and Jennifer Nylen ... Father played collegiate tennis ... Has two siblings, James (25) and Japhet (21) ... Majoring in civil engineering.

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)