2013 Somerville High School Graduate Nicole Genard Selected As One of The Captains of the Northeastern University Womens Track Team

By Charles O’Rourke

Nicole will lead the team along with fellow juniors Camille Gooden of CT and Jacilyn Briggs of NH.

Nicole holds the Northeastern record in the Javelin and was selected the MVP in the Field Events at their conference meet in Virginia last spring.

At that Meet, Nicole won the Heptathalon-second year in a row- placed second in the Javelin and third in the long jump. Nicole, also a Captain at Somerville High, set numerous records while at SHS, was a Boston Globe and Herald All-Scholastic, a Massachusetts State Champion in the Hurdles, Long Jump and Javelin.

Nicole was also a National Champion in the Javelin in her junior year. While at Northeastern, Nicole is studying Criminal Justice.

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