Olivia Bechtel
Olivia  Bechtel

Bay Village, Ohio

High School:


2017-18: Indoor – Competed in eight meets for the ‘Hawks … began season by finishing second in 200m
(25.68) and 300m (40.33) at BGSU Opener … placed fifth in 200m at Gladstein Invitational with 24.99 …
led DMR team to a first-place finish at Indiana Relays with an 11:52.35 … helped 4x4 team set season-
best mark of 3:43.43 at Meyo Invitational … ran a 200m PR of 24.88 at Music City Challenge … helped
4x4 squad to a second-place finish at Alex Wilson Invitational … competed in three events at MAC
Indoors, placing third in 400m with a 54.83 PR and third in the 4x4 with a 3:45.07 … was named
Academic All-MAC.

High School: Lettered four years in track and cross country … holds school records in 200m (24.76), 400m (55.30), long jump (18-8), 4x200 (1:43.07), and 4x800 (9:17.95) … personal best of 12.21 in 100m and 19:37.00 in 5K ... ran in indoor and outdoor state meet qualifier all four years … three-year outdoor state meet qualifier for cross country … six-time regional champion, nine-time district champion … 15-time conference champion … earned All-State honors in 2013 (400m), 2014 (400m, long jump), 2015 (400m), and 2016 (200m, 400m, long jump) … 2016 indoor state long jump champion.

Personal: Born June 24, 1998 … parents Thomas and Rebecca … sisters Hallie and Lexie … sister Hallie runs cross country and track at DePauw … father Tom ran cross country and track at Baldwin Wallace … three-year Academic All-Ohio … honor roll all four years … enjoys running, working with children, and reading … majoring in kinesiology.