Track & Field

 
Dana Ohlson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Brant Beach, N.J.

High School:
Southern Regional

Height:
5-8

Event:
Multi

Birthdate:
07/14/1994

Dana Ohlson

04/19/2013

Frano, White, Williams Shine for T&F at Southeastern Louisiana Lion Invitational

All notch new personal bests, with Frano and White nearly winning their respective events

04/18/2013

T&F Look to Build Off Last Week's Dominating Performances at Southeastern Lion Invitational, LSU Alumni Gold

Team set 16 personal records last week at South Alabama Invitational

04/13/2013

Breaux, Lapucha, Frano, Quincy, McMillan All Win Respective Event Titles at South Alabama Invitational

All set personal bests during their performances

04/12/2013

New Events in Store for Some T&F Athletes at the South Alabama Invitational

Squad looks to gain steam in a meet close to home before heading to the C-USA Championships

04/11/2013

158 Tulane Student-Athletes Recognized by Conference USA for Their Work in the Classroom

Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better

Ohlson's Career Best Performances
Event Time/Mark (Date)
Indoor
Pentathlon 3,036 pts (2/23/13)
60 Meter Hurdles 9:32 (2/23/13)
800 Meter 2:49.48 (2/23/13)
Long Jump 5.09m (16-8.5) (2/23/13)
Shot Put 8.63m (28-3.75) (12/1/12)
High Jump 1.57m (5-1.75) (2/23/13)
Outdoor
Heptathlon 4,285 pts (5/10/13)
200 Meter 26.43 (5/10/13)
800 Meter 2:42.89 (5/10/13)
100 Meter Hurdles 15.49 (5/10/13)
High Jump 1.60m (5-3) (5/10/13)
Long Jump 5.40m (17-8.75) (5/10/13)
Javelin 28.38m (93-1) (3/29/14)
Shot Put 8.84m (29-0) (3/2/13)

2013-14 (Sophomore)

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in one meet on the season: the BSC Panther Icebreaker (12/6/13)...participated only in the weight throw...notched a personal best throw of 7.64 meters (25-0.75) in the event that was good for the eight-best throw in school history at season's end.

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in four regular-season meets on the season...participated solely in the javelin...notched a personal-best throw of 28.38 meters (93-1) at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/29)...recorded a throw of 27.23 meters (89-4) at the Jaguar Opener (3/7)...threw 26.74 meters (87-9) at the Southeastern Louisiana Invitational (4/18)...posted a toss of 25.80 meters (84-8) at the Southern Miss Invitational (3/15).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.

2012-13 (Freshman)

Indoor Track and Field: Posted results in five of the regular season meets as well as the Conference USA Championships...tied for the team lead in most events competed in on the season...competed in the pentathlon, 60m hurdles, 800 meter run, long jump, shot put and high jump...posted the sixth best pentathlon score in Tulane history at the Conference USA Championships (2/23/13) with a score of 3,026 points...notched career bests in the 60m hurdles (9.32), the 800 meters (2:49.48) the long jump (5.09m or 16' 8.5") and the high jump (1.57m or 5' 1.75") at the C-USA Championships...her shot put best came at the Panther Ice Breaker with a toss of 8.63m...ran the 60m hurdles (9.34) and competed in the high jump (1.45m or 4' 9") at the UAB Blazer Indoor (1/11/13)...posted a 9.42 second finish in the 60m hurdles at the LSU Twilight...also competed at the New Mexico Classic (2/2/13) and the Crimson Tide Opener (1/12/13).

Outdoor Track and Field: Posted results at six regular season meets as well as the Conference USA Outdoor Championships...competed in eight events on the year: heptathlon, 200 meter dash, 800 meter run, 100 meter hurdles, high jump, long jump, javelin and shot put... competed in the heptathlon at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/10), scoring 4,285 points, as well as at the Cal Multis (3/28), where she scored 3,885 points...notched a season best 26.43 finish in the 200 meter dash at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/10)...her 100 meter hurdle performance at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/10) of 2:42.89 was a personal best...posted a personal best 15.49 in the 100 meter hurdles at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/10)...had the third best high jump on the season by a Greenie, a 1.60 meter (5' 3") leap at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/10)...notched a personal best in the long jump in the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/10) with a performance of 5.40 meters (17' 8.75")...personal best javelin throw came at the Cal Multis (3/28) where she threw a distance of 26.01 meters (85' 4")...saw her best shot put performance at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/2) with a throw of 8.84 meters (29' 0"). Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.

About Dana Ohlson

Prep: Lettered all four years for track and field under Jason Church, Brian Concilio and Brian Zatorski at Southern Regional High School...named team MVP as a junior...garnered All-State accolades in the high jump as a senior...won the 2012 New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association High Jump title as a senior...qualified for the NJIAA State Championships ten times...selected to All-Region First Team and All-State Group 4 Second Team as a junior...holds school record in the long jump.

Personal: Born Dana Joy Ohlson on July 14, 1994...the daughter of Nancy Ohlson...has one sister, Jamie.

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