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  Nicole Rietz
Nicole  Rietz

Player Profile

Billings, Mont.

High School:
West HS



Seven Cross Country Athletes Gain Pac-12 Academic Accolades

Nikki Rietz and Katelyn Stringfellow named to All-Academic Second-Team.


Utah Cross Country Set for Pac-12 Conference Championships

Utes slated to compete against six nationally-ranked teams on Saturday.


Utah Cross Country Takes Fourth at Aggie Invitational

Sophomore Susannah Hurst captured fourth overall in season debut.


Utah Cross Country Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Status

Utes earned a combined GPA of 3.216.


Utah Cross Country Heads to Desert for Pac-12 Championships

Utes set to make first appearance at conference meet.

At Utah

2014 Outdoor Track:
Competed in the mile at the Pac-12 Championships, where she recorded a time of 4:39.64 ... recorded a personal-best time of 2:13.38 in the 800m at the Beach Invitational ... earned seventh in the 1500m at the Longhorn Invitational with a time of 4:36.73 ... finished in the top 10 in the 800m at the Utah Spring Classic, where she recorded a time of 2:15.72 ... named to the Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team.

2014 Indoor Track:
Set school record in the mile with a time of 4:57.10 at the MPSF Championships to finish 21st overall ... member of the distance medley that finished seventh at the MPSF Championships ... finished 11th in the 800m at the Bronco Invitational ... broke the five-minute mark for the first time in the mile to finish sixth at the Mountain State Games with a time of 4:59.39 ... named to the 2014 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic team.

2013 Cross Country:
Finished fourth for the Utes and 66th overall at the Pac-12 Championships with a time of 24:01 ... earned 80th overall at the NCAA Regional Championships ... placed 12th in the 5K at the Utah State Open with a time of 19:57.70 ... captured 16th at the Utah Open ... placed 21st at the Montana State Bobcat Invitational ... Honorable Mention Pac-12 All-Academic Team.

2013 Outdoor Track:
Finished 29th in the 1500m (4:45.92) at the Pac-12 Conference Championships ... recorded a season-best 800m time of 2:17.14 for 12th at the Utah Spring Classic ... named to Pac-12 All Academic Second-Team.

2013 Indoor Track:
Earned 24th in the mile with a time of 5:12.21 at the MPSF Championships ... clocked a season-best 5:07.79 in the mile for seventh at the Bronco Invitational ... received MPSF All-Academic Team honors.

2012 Cross Country:
Finished 69th at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships with a personal-record six-kilometer time of 22:20.8 ... earned 79th at the Pac-12 Championships ... finished 16th at the Utah State Open ... named to the Pac-12 All-Academic Second-Team.

2012 Outdoor Track:
Redshirt season.

2012 Indoor Track:
Redshirt season.

2011 Cross Country:
Finished 105th at NCAA Mountain Region Championships with a time of 23:45.6 ... finished 87th at Pac-12 Championships ... earned eighth at Utah State Open with a time of 17:56 ... was the 11th overall finisher at BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 18:53 ... claimed the 11th spot at UNLV Invitational.

High School:
Four-time state qualifier in cross country ... finished fourth at the state cross country championships in junior and senior seasons ... earned team's MVP award three consecutive years ... received all-state accolades 12 times (eight in track and four in cross country) ... earned eight academic all-state awards ... personal bests include: 400m (58.6 seconds), 800m (2:14), 1600m (5:03), 3200m (11:28), and three mile (18:01) ... member of National Honor Society.

Daughter of David and Suzanne Rietz ... born September 13, 1992 ... exercise sports science major and pre-physical therapy ... enjoys horseback riding, camping, cross fit, yoga, and skiing.

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