Sarah Edwards
            event: distance
            height: 5-11
            year: sophomore
            hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
            last school: Woods Cross HS
FRESHMAN - (2009):
  • Began her career at BYU with a 4th place finish in the 1 mile run at the Bengal Shootout (5:02.18)
  • Ran an indoor season best 800m (2:12.97) at the UW Indoor Invitational
  • Ran indoor season bests in the 1 mile (4:56.22) and 1000m (2:55.95) at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational
  • Placed seventh in the 1 mile (5:18.80) and ninth in the 800m (2:22.98) at the MWC Indoor Championships
  • Started outdoor season with a 4:30.84 performance in the 1500m at the Stanford Invitational
  • Ran an outdoor best 2:11.33 in the 800m at the BYU Invitational Tri-Meet
  • Ran an outdoor best 4:26.04 in the 1500 at the Mt. Sac. Relays, good enough for fourth
  • Placed fifth in both the 800m (2:15.63) and 1500m (4:38.92) at the MWC Outdoor Championships
BEFORE BYU:
  • Prepped at Woods Cross High School
  • Holds four school records for track in the 800m, 1600m, medley relay and 4x800 relay
  • Two-time Utah State Champion in the 800m
  • Also took the state title in 1600m and distance medley relay
  • Was a three-time All-State performer in track
  • Lettered four times in track and soccer, three times in cross country and once in basketball
  • Won the state Heisman Trophy award
  • All-state in cross country and track
  • Selected as MVP of the soccer team
  • Soccer team won the State Championship in 2007
  • Was a Sterling Scholar finalist in music
  • Was all-state in orchestra
  • Member of the National Honor Society
PERSONAL:
  • Born in New York City, N.Y.
  • Parents are Dr. John and Becky Edwards
  • Grandfather is former BYU football coach LaVell Edwards, father ran track for BYU, uncle Jimmy played football for the Cougars and brother Matthew currently plays football at BYU
  • Plays the harp and piano, likes to sew
  • Wants to study physical therapy
PERSONAL BESTS:
  • 800m: 2:11.33
  • 1000m: 2:55.95
  • 1500m: 4:26.04
  • 1 mile: 4:56.22
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