Nicola Hood
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Dumfries, Scotland
High School: Dumfries Academy
Experience: 4 Years

Hood's Track and Field Bio


2012: After not competing for nearly two calendar years, Hood raced three times for the Lobos. ... Opened at the Kachina Classic, finishing the 5-kilometer course in 18:43 to place sixth overall and second on the team ... Took third in the open race at the Notre Dame Invitational, completing the 5K in 18:21 ... At the Wisconsin adidas Invitational's open race, claimed 70th with a 22:19 time over 6K.

MEET Lobo Invite Kachina Classic Notre Dame Invite Wisconsin Invite MW Champs NCAA Regionals NCAA Champs
RESULT Did Not Compete 18:43
UNM 2nd
Open Race
Open Race
Did Not Compete Did Not Compete Did Not Compete

2011: Did not compete due to an Achilles tendon injury.

2010: Competed at four meets, three for the Lobos and one unattached ... Her unattached mark was recorded at theLobo Invitation, where she place seventh with a time of 17:45 ... Finished 33rd at the Roy Griak Invitational with a 21:50.8 time ... Clocked a 17:39 mark at the Notre Dame Invitational, placing 62nd ... Posted a 22nd-place time of 22:58.6 at the Mountain West Conference Championships.


A 2008 graduate of Dumfries High School in Dumfries, Scotland ... Broke the Scottish senior record for steeplechase at age 18.


Born in Falkirk, Scotland ... Daughter of David, a court clerk, and Janice, a bank manager ... Has two sibilings, Jillian and Ben ... Hobbies include running, music, shopping, traveling, and meeting new people ... Favorite athletes are Rory Fraser and Mo Farah ... Favorite food is anything Italian ... Majoring in public relations.


• 2010 Academic All-Mountain West