ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Nicole Cochran
Nicole Cochran
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tacoma, Wash.
High School: Bellarmine Prep
Major: Psychology
House Affiliation: Cabot

Honors and Awards
McLaughlin Award (2009)

Personal Bests
1,500 meters - 4:36.14
Steeplechase - 10:55.42 (Second All-Time)
XC 5k - 17:53.4
XC 6k - 21:29.6

2010-11
Took seventh at the HYP Meet Sept. 24, with a time of 18:14.54 ... Ran a personal best time of 17:53.4 to place 14th overall at Heps ... Produced Harvard's top time at NCAA Regionals, finishing 53rd with a 21:29.6 mark. 

2009-10
Finished sixth at the Iona Meet of Champions with a time of 23:14.88 and helped the Crimson earn the team title … Placed third overall with a time of 18:09 at the Harvard/Yale meet, helping the Crimson to its biggest win over the Bulldogs since 2001 … Competed at the NCAA Pre-National Invitational … Fourth among Harvard runners and 16th overall at the Heps Championships with a personal best time of 18:00.4, helping the Crimson to a runner-up finish, its best performance at the conference event since 1995 ... Sixth among Harvard runners at the NCAA Regionals, helping the team earn a fifth-place finish at the event.

2008-09
Was the third Harvard runner and 113th overall in the white race at Pre-Nationals ... Second Harvard runner and 23rd overall at the Heptagonal Championships ... Finished 50th at the NCAA Regional meet, helping the Crimson to a seventh-place finish ... Won the 24th ECAC Championships and helped the Crimson to a second-place finish ... Finished fourth in the mile run at the Indoor Heptagonal Championships with an ECAC qualifying time of 4:52.45 ... Placed 11th in the 1,000 meter run at the Terrier Invitational ... Won the 1,000 meter run at the Battle of Beantown with an ECAC qualifying time of 2:52.44 ... Placed 23rd in 1,500 (4:36.14) at the ECAC Championships … Competed in the steeplechase at the Victor Lopez Classic, finishing in fourth place … Ran a leg of the distance medley relay that broke the school record and finished sixth at the Drake Relays … Also a member of the 4x1600 meter relay team that finished fourth at the Drake Relays.

Personal
Earned letters in cross country, basketball and track and field ... Two-time captain for cross country and track and field ... Finished fourth at the state cross country meet as a freshman ... Finished 10th at the WA/OR Borderclash to earn All-Bowerman honors ... As a sophomore won league and district championships, finished fifth at the state meet and 13th at the WA/OR Borderclash ... Named team MVP ... Won the league championship and finished third at state as a junior ... Placed third at the WA/OR Borderclash to earn All-Bowerman honors ... Won the league meet and finished eighth at the state meet as a senior .. Won the WA/OR Borderclash ... Finished second in the state in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters as a freshman ... Won the league title in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 meters and won districts in the 800 and 1,600 meters as a sophomore ... Finished third in the state in the 800 and 1,600 meters and second in the 4x400 meter relay ... As a junior won the league, district and state title in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters ... League champion in the 800 and 1,600 meters, district champion in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 meters and state champion in the 3,200 meters ... Finished fourth in the state in the 1,600 meters and eighth in the 800 meters ... High school team won the state meet in 2005 and 2008 and finished third in 2006 and 2007 ... Holds the school record in the 4x400 meter relay and the state record in the distance medley relay ... Class valedictorian ... A Habitat for Humanity Build member ... Received the Math Departmental Achievement award in pre-calculus and AP calculus .. A Harvard Book Award recipient ... Student Environmental Grant Applications board member ... Received the Army Scholar Award and the Washington State Certificate of Academic Achievement ... Father, Darrin Filand, competed on the track and field team at Washington State University.