Mia Swiersz | Distance
Hometown: Ft. Myers, Fla.
Previous School: Southwest Florida Christian
Finished fifth in the 3000 meter run in a time of 11.45.12 at UNC’s Joe Hilton Open … Finished ninth in the 5000 meter run in a time of 19:54.03 at Clemson’s Bob Pollock Invitational … Captured 28th place in the finals of the 5000 meter run in a time of 19:46.53 at ETSU’s Buccaneer Invitational … Finished 26th in a time of 11:25.42 in the 3000 meter run at UCS Invitational … Captured fifth in a time of 40:46.26 in the 10,000 meter run at Coastal Carolina … Finished 20th in the finals of the women’s seeded 5000 meter run in a time of 19:34.05 at Emory Classic … Finished 26th in the 1500 meter run in a time of 5:19.04 at Cumberlands Invitational … Placed sixth in the women’s 10,000 meter run at SAC Championships in a time of 41:09.38 … Finished 16th in the women’s 5000 meter run in a time of 20:11.72 at SAC Championships.
Placed 12th in the 3000 meter run at Clemson’s Bob Pollack Invitational with a time of 12:32.75 … Brought home fourth place in the 3000 meters at the Chanticleer Classic in a time of 12:20.81 … … Finished ninth in the 3000 meter run at the Gamecock Invitational in a time of 11:44.41 … Eighth in the 5000 meter run (19:56.29) at the Terrier Relays … Placed 11th in the 1500 meter run at the Chanticleer Classic, finishing in a time of 5:29.17 … Claimed ninth (19:56.93) in the women’s 5000 meter run at the SAC Championships … Also competed on the women’s cross country team.
Also lettered in basketball and softball … Member of the National Honor Society and Student Leadership Academy … Named Female Runner of the Season and Most Valuable Runner.
Personal Best Times – High School
• 5,000 Meter Run 22:36.92
Born on Feb. 20, 1995 … Daughter of Tom and Christine Swiersz … Majoring in kinesiology.