Notre Dame: Graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Notre Dame (South Bend, Ind.) in 2008... was a four-year member of the track & field and cross country program... two-time cross country All-American after placing 32nd in 2004 and 34th in 2005... three-time All-Great Lakes Region and three-time All-BIG EAST honoree... helped team to 2005 BIG EAST cross country title and a pair of Top 10 finishes at the NCAA Championships (fourth in 2004, seventh in 2005)... carried a 3.983 cumulative GPA as an undergraduate and a 4.00 in her major course work... named a 2007 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American (second team)... earned UND's Top Gun (senior with highest GPA) and Samuel J. Chmell, M.D. (high academic achievement and integrity) Awards in 2008.
High School: A 2004 graduate of Minster High School (Minster, Ohio)... lettered in track & field and cross country four times each and basketball three times... captained the cross country and track & field teams as a senior... two-time Foot Locker National Qualifier and earned All-America honors each time... won 12 Ohio state championships, including three in cross country (2000, 2002, 2003), three in the 4x800m relay (2002, 2003, 2004), 1600m (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004) and 3200m (2003, 2004)... only the ninth girl in state history to win the same event four times in a career... selected USA Today High School Track & Field All-American twice (2003, 2004)... went undefeated in the 1600m, 3200m and 4x800m over the final two years of high school... helped team to state titles in cross country (2000, 2001) and basketball (2004)... set school records in the 800m, 1600m, 3200m and 4x800m... also set state records in the 1600m and 3200m (3200m record still stands)... named the Ohio Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year in 2004 and was a finalist for the state's Wendy's High School Heisman award.
Personal: Pursuing her Masters of Education degree... parents are Kurt and Jackie Olding... has two brothers: Kregg and Jack... born May 28, 1986, in St. Mary's, Ohio... full name is Sunni Lynn Olding.
Personal Bests 800: 2:11 1600: 4:48 3000: 9:32 5000: 16:14
|OLDING IN NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP MEETS|
|2006 Cross Country||6,000m Course ^||22:27.80||142nd|
|2005 Cross Country||6,000m Course ^||20:29.00||* 34th|
|2004 Cross Country||6,000m Course ^||21:10.00||* 32nd|
|* indicates All-America honors earned; ^ competed with Notre Dame|