Performance History and Personal Bests
2012: INDOOR: Earned first-team All-American honors by placing eighth in the pentathlon at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a score of 4,038 points ... scored a school-record 4,067 points in the pentathlon at the MVC Indoor Championships for a runner-up finish and the second-best score in conference history ... set the UNI school record in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.35 seconds as part of the pentathlon at the MVC Championships ... took second place in the 60m hurdles and sixth place in the high jump at the MVC Indoor Championships ... No. 4 all-time at UNI in the 300m after running 40.11 seconds at the Panther Open on Jan. 14 ... ran a leg on the Panthers' 4x400m relay team at the Iowa State Classic, moving into fourth place all time at UNI in 3:42.97 ... also owned the top long jump mark by a Panther on the season, jumping 18-03.00 (5.56m).
OUTDOOR: Set the heptathlon school record with 5,686 points at the Drake Relays, breaking Dani Stipe's previous mark by 186 points ... set the UNI school record in the 100m hurdles, running 13.58 seconds as part of the Drake Relays heptathlon ... anchored UNI's 4x100m shuttle hurdle relay team to a school record and runner-up finish at the Drake Relays ... placed third in the 100m hurdles, fifth in the 400m hurdles, and fifth in the high jump at the MVC Outdoor Championships ... posted a time of 58.77 seconds in the 400m hurdles at the Messersmith Invite on May 4, making her No. 2 all-time at UNI in the event ... owned the top UNI performances on the season in the 200m dash, high jump and long jump ... qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds in the 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles ... No. 10 in the nation in the heptathlon entering the NCAA Championships.
2011: INDOOR: Placed 12th in the pentathlon at the NCAA Indoor Championships, scoring 3,947 points ... named a second-team All-American by the USTFCCCA ... scored a season-best 3,966 points in the pentathlon at the MVC Indoor Championships to take second place ... set the UNI school record in the 60m hurdles, running 8.47 seconds at the UNI-Dome Open (2/18) ... officially, broke the 60m hurdles school record twice at the UNI-Dome Open with a time of 8.52 seconds in the preliminaries ... second in the pentathlon at the Iowa State Classic (2/10) with 3,855 points ... ran away with the pentathlon title at the season-opening Kent State Golden Flash Gala (12/10), scoring 3,928 points ... clocked an indoor personal-best of 2:18.62 in the pentathlon 800m at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... threw 12.50m in the pentathlon shot put at the Iowa State Classic (2/10).
OUTDOOR: Placed 10th in the heptathlon at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, scoring 5,314 points ... named a second-team All-American by the USTFCCCA ... qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary rounds in the 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles ... moved to No. 2 on the UNI all-time list in the 100m hurdles (13.68) and 400m hurdles (1:00.11) ... took second place at the MVC Outdoor Championships in the 400m hurdles in 1:00.11 (5/13) ... ran a leg on UNI's second-place 4x400m relay team at the MVC Outdoor Championships ... a member of the fifth-fastest 4x400m relay squad in UNI history, running 3:42.21 at the Drake Relays ... scored a season-best 5,382 points in the heptathlon at the Texas Relays (4/6) ... won the 100m hurdles in 13.68 at the season-opening Wichita State Triangular (4/2), moving to No. 2 all-time at UNI.
2010: INDOOR: MVC Champion in the pentathlon, scoring 3,920 points for her second conference title ... posted a new personal-best in the shot put of 41-01.75 (12.54m) in the pentathlon at the MVC Indoor Championships ... also took fourth in the high jump at the MVC Championships with a personal-best clearance of 5-07.00 (1.70m) ... clocked the fastest 60m hurdles time by a Panther for the season at 8.88 seconds ... her score of 3,920 points in the pentathlon was an NCAA provisional qualifying mark.
OUTDOOR: Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore., in the heptathlon ... posted a career-best score of 5,415 points to place 11th in the nation ... runner-up in the heptathlon at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a score of 5,244 points ... recorded a score of 5,325 points at the Texas Relays (4/1) in her first meet of the outdoor season to qualify for the national championships ... placed fourth at the Drake Relays in the heptathlon with 5,269 points ... took fifth at the Texas Relays in the heptathlon ... clocked a career-best time of 14.11 seconds in the 100m hurdles to take second place at the MVC Championships ... also posted the best high jump (5-06) and long jump (18-11.25) marks of the season for the Panthers.
2008: OUTDOOR: Runner-up to teammate Dani Stipe at MVC Championships in the heptathlon with 5,063 points ... recorded a career-best point total in the heptathlon at the McDonnell Invite racking up 5,103 total points ... took eighth place at the MVC Championships in the 100m hurdles in addition to her heptathlon performance ... named MVC Women's Track and Field Athlete of the Week (April 9).
INDOOR: Set a school record in the pentathlon as a freshman with her 4,016 points at the MVC Championships, taking the Valley crown and narrowly missing the all-time MVC record by only one point ... placed 14th at the NCAA Division I National Championships in the pentathlon ... named MVC Women's Field Athlete of the Week (Feb. 26) ... took first place at the UNI-Dome Open in the long jump with a season-best jump of 19-04.75 ... earned All-MVC honors in the long jump, finishing third with a jump of 19-02.00.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Stefan and Irene Nowak ... born April 21, 1988 in Rawicz, Poland.