Nick Widener
Nick Widener
Height: 6-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Newnan, Ga.
High School: Woodward Academy
Major: Mass Communication

2011: Ran in two of the team's seven races ... Posted a personal-best 8K of 31:58 at the Cod Fish Bowl, finishing 130th ... PBC Bronze Scholar.

2010: PBC All-Academic Team ... Ran in three of the team's eight races ... Had a season-low 8K of 32:27, taking 27th at the ASU Tri-Meet ... PBC Bronze Scholar.

2009: PBC Bronze Scholar ... Ran in one of the team's seven meets ... Finished 33rd at the Southern Challenge, posting an 8k time of 33:57.

In High School: Graduated from Woodward Academy where he was coached by Tim Hamling ... He lettered in cross country and track ...  Nicholas was also co-captain, was a region champion in the 4x800, and was a part of the team region champion in track and field in 2008 and 2009.

Personal: Son of David and Beth Widener ... Born Aug. 14 ... Is a mass communication major ... Lists Ryan Hall as his favorite athlete ... Has interest in a filmmaking career ... Chose Georgia College for somewhere he could run competitively and the school looked like an exciting place ... His biggest sports thrill is testing himself to see how far he can go ... He lives by the motto "Never give up, never surrender." ... Biggest fear is death by amphibians.


Yr. Races Top 8K Top 10K
2011 2 31:58 --
2010 3 32:27 --
2009 1 33:57 --
Totals 6 31:58 --