Nehalem Kunkle-Read
Nehalem Kunkle-Read
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lake Oswego, Ore.
High School: Lake Oswego
Events: Hurdles/Sprints
Major: International Relations and Economics
Activities/Clubs on Campus: Tufts Democrats
Favorite Place on Campus: Gantcher Indoor Track
Favorite Professional Athlete: Allyson Felix
Favorite Pregame Meal: Banana and almond butter
Pregame Superstition: Drink pedialyte, crumple bib number, braid hair
Hobbies: Listening to music, hiking, swimming

Before Tufts: Was on the track and field, soccer and equestrian teams at Lake Oswego High School...is her high school's record holder in the 4x4, 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles...placed fifth in the state in the 4x4 relay in 2014...was the district champion and finished seventh at the state meet in the 300m hurdles in 2015...placed ninth in the 4x1, sixth in the 100m hurdles and third in the 300m hurdles at the 2016 state meet...was the district record holder in the equestrian event at Keyhole...was a four-year honor roll student...member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society...placed third in the state with the Constitutional Law Team...was a national finalist in DECA.

Personal: Daughter of Rich Read and Kim Kunkle.