Name: Courtney Frerichs
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 3,000-meter Steeplechase
Height: 5-7
Weight: 118
DOB: 1/18/1993
Birthplace: Barrington, Ill.
Hometown: Nixa, Mo.
High School: Nixa High School (Nixa, Mo.) ‘11
College: University of Missouri – Kansas City ‘15, Chemistry (bachelor’s); University of New Mexico ’17, Community Health Education (master’s)
Team/Club: Bowerman Track Club
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 11th
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 1st (3,000-meter steeplechase)
  • 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 2nd (3,000-meter steeplechase)
  • 2015 NCAA Indoor Championships, 5th (5,000m)
  • 2013 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 6th (3,000-meter steeplechase)
Personal: Daughter of Scott and Kathleen Frerichs...Has one sister, Lindsey...NCAA steeplechase champion...Initially decided to run cross-country in high school to stay in shape for soccer.