May 16, 2014
Ida Nilsson – No. 3 Big Sky Greatest Female Athletes
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OGDEN, Utah – Northern Arizona's Ida Nilsson ranks No. 3 on the Big Sky Conference's list of "25 Greatest Female Athletes.'' The 11-time All-American is one of the most decorated runners in Lumberjack and Big Sky history.
In addition to being an All-American, Nilsson is the only Big Sky Conference athlete to win the league cross country title four times.
"It makes me happy," said Nilsson about being No. 3. "My time at NAU has a lasting impact on me and I'm honored to be remembered."
The Sweden native competed for the Lumberjacks from 2001-04 in cross country. During those years she never lost a Big Sky individual title. She placed fourth at the Mountain Regional in 2001, and was second from 2002-04.