Olivia Barnett
Olivia Barnett
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Watertown, Conn.
High School: Taft
Dream Job: Actress
Favorite Place on Campus: Academic quad on a nice day
Favorite Professional Athlete: Usain Bolt
Favorite Pregame Meal: Peanut Butter and banana
Hobbies: Improv, community service

2017 (Junior): Was a part of six different races for the Jumbos last season during her junior year…competed in the Bates Invitational at Pineland Farms and finished 8th with a time of 19:03 in the 5k …raced in the Williams College Purple Valley Classic… finished 11th in the Connecticut College Cross Country Invitational 6k… finished 13th in the NESCAC Championships …14th in Division III New England Regionals out of 393 participants…competed in NCAA Championships and finished 59th overall.

2016 (Sophomore): Competed in two races for the Jumbos during her sophomore season...was 63rd at the James Earley Invitational as the Jumbos finished second out of 41 total teams on September 17th...was 76th at the USATF New England Championships, racing with Division I, II and III runners on October 8th.

2015 (Freshman): Raced in two different races during her rookie campaign....made her collegiate debut and was the fourth Tufts finisher and tenth overall at Bates Invitational…competed at the prestigious Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh and was the sixth Tufts finisher, coming in 145th out of 312 total runners from Division I, II and III.

Before Tufts: Ran cross country and track and was on the crew and ice hockey teams at the Taft School...was the Founders League track 1500m chamion in 2015...finished in third place in the Founders League for cross country in 2014...earned a sixth place finish at New Englands in track and field in 2015...earned a gold medal on the national Latin exam.

Personal: Daughter of Linda and Paul...has three siblings, Alex (27), Charlie (18) and Sophie (25).