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Sarah Ellis Athlete Profile

Sarah Ellis

Position: Distance Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 1997-2000 Hometown: Altadena, CA Last School: La Canada High School


  • Cougar Club Scholar-Athlete
  • Plans to graduate in physical therapy before enrolling in a dental hygiene school

Before BYU

  • State cross country division champion as a senior
  • Led La Canada High School to second-place finish in state in cross country
  • Sixth in the national meet
  • Ran with younger sister on cross country team
  • 3.9 GPA in high school
  • Second at the USATF Jr. National Championships in the 3k

1997 | Freshman Year

third at the Stanford Invitational...

1998 | Sophomore Year

in the WAC 3000m outdoor championships in 9:59.14...

1999 | Junior Year

first in the indoor 3000m at the Husker Invitational in 10:01.29.