Maddy Walters
Maddy Walters
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Madison, Wis.
High School: La Follette

2017-18

Cross Country - Finished the UW-Parkside Vic Godfrey Open 5k in a career-best 20:04.9. At the Spartan Invite, Walters crossed the line in 24:53.2 (6k). Her season-best 6k performance was 24:22.5, good for a 36th-place finish at the GLIAC Championships. Named to the GLIAC All-Academic Excellence Team.

Indoor – Ran twice in the 3,000-meters, earning a top time of 11:25.02 at the Pointer Invite. Also competed at the SVSU “Jet’s Pizza” Invite, finishing with a time of 11:26.52. Named to GLIAC All-Academic Excellence Team.

Outdoor – Competed once in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Oakland Golden Grizzly Invitational. Finished with a time of 12:49.96. Named to GLIAC All-Academic Excellence Team.

2016-17

Cross Country - Clocked fastest 6K time (24:11.5) of the season en route to a 13th-place finish at the U.P. Championships on Oct. 14. Named to the GLIAC All-Academic Excellence Team.

Indoor - Earned four top-five finishes during the winter. Placed 24th at the GLIAC Championships in the 800-meters. 

Outdoor - Competed in four different events. Finished 10th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the GLIAC Championships. 

2015-16

Cross Country - Ran the 4K at the U.P. Championships (16:00.0) and the 6K at the Conference Crossover Invitational (28:58.74). Earned the team's Scholar Athlete award.

Indoor - Competed at the GLIAC Championship in the 800-meter and placed 26th (2:29.34). Placed 4th at the Northern Challenge with her season best time in the 800-meter (2:29.12). At The Opener, she ran in the 3,000-meter (12:08.81) and in the 600-meter (1:48.25), both season best times. Ran in the distance medley relay at the Lake Superior Challenge and placed in 2nd (13:26.14).

Outdoor - Ran her fastest 1,500-meter run at the Al Owens Classic (5:07.05). Placed 9th at the Border Battle in the 800-meter run with a season-best time (2:30.26). Finished 2nd in the 4X800-meter relay at Augustana Viking Olympics (10:01.54).

Before NMU: Earned all-city, academic all-state, team MVP and captain's award honors.

Personal: Daughter of Jesse and Becky Walters. Majoring in secondary education: math and obtaining a minor in chemistry. Born on October 10, 1996.