Name: Courtney Frerichs
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 3,000-meter Steeplechase
Height: 5-7
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; University of New Mexico ’17, Community Health Education
Team/Club: Bowerman Track Club
Coach(es): Jerry Schumacher and Pascal Dobert.
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2016, 2020), one-time Olympic medalist
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, silver (3,000-meter steeplechase)
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, 11th (3,000-meter steeplechase)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – 6th (3,000-meter steeplechase)
  • Years of participation: 2017, 2019
  • Medals: 1 (1 silver)
  • Silver – 2017 (3,000-meter steeplechase)
Personal: Daughter of Scott and Kathleen Frerichs...Has one sister, Lindsey...Married to Griffin Humphreys...2016 NCAA Champion in the 3,000-meter steeplechase...Initially decided to run cross-country in high school to stay in shape for soccer.