SJU Women's Cross Country BIO
Elaine Estes
Player Profile:
Elaine Estes 2310044
Year: Junior
Hometown: Oxford, Pa.
High School: Oxford Area
Personal Records 
Event Time Meet Course Location Year
19:00.0 Atlantic 10 Championship Oatlands Plantation Fairfax, Va. 2017
6k 22:29.6 Mid-Atlantic Regional Goodman Campus Bethlehem, Pa. 2017
6.15k 24:04.0 Rider Invitational Rosedale Park Hopewell, N.J. 2016

2017: Raced seven times and scored in four meets, which included two of three championship races... Set new collegiate-best 5k and 6k times in a breakthrough junior campaign... Finished as SJU's #2 runner at the Atlantic 10 Championship, clocking in with a collegiate-best 5k time of 19:00.0 to place 40th in a field of 129... Followed up as SJU's #5 at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship, clocking in with a collegiate-best 6k time of 22:29.6 to place 123rd in a field of 193... Closed junior season with an 86th-place finish in a field of 209 at the ECAC Championship with a 5k time of 19:29.1... Finished as SJU's #5 runner at the George Mason Invitational, clocking in with a 6.04k time of 23:24.0 to place 16th en route to SJU's team victory... Followed up by finishing as SJU's #3 runner at the Princeton Invitational, clocking in with a 6k time of 22:54.4 to place 54th in a field of 180... Opened season with a 20th-place finish in a field of 68 at the TCNJ Blue/Gold Invitational 5k (18:01.0) and 14th-place showing in a field of 59 at the Rider Invitational 6k (24:04.6).

2016: Raced seven times… Placed 109th in a field of 131 at the Atlantic 10 Championship, clocking in with a season-best 5k time of 19:41.9 to cross as SJU's #9 finisher... Finished 78th at the ECAC Championship 5k (22:10) to cap season at Van Cortlandt Park… Ran season-best 6k time (22:53.2) at the Paul Short Run… Also raced the 6k at the Princeton Invitational (23:37.8) and Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational (24:47)… Ran 24:04.4 for 6.15k at the Rider Invitational for 53rd in a field of 122… Opened collegiate cross country career with a 5k time of 20:02.30 at the TCNJ Blue/Gold Invitational, good for 22nd in a field of 54... Named to Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters.

High School/Personal: Entered her first season with the Saint Joseph's cross country squad in Fall 2016... 2015 PIAA District 1 track qualifier... Set 3200m PR (11:27) at Nike Henderson Invitational... 2014 PIAA cross country state qualifier... Ran PR (19:05) at 2014 PIAA District 1 Championships... 2014 All-Ches Mont League First Team cross country selection... Placed 11th at cross country league championships... Member of school-recordholding 4x800m relay and twice broke the 3000m steeplechase record... Three-year varsity letterwinner in cross country and track and field... Selected cross country captain as a senior and track distance captain as both a junior and senior... Four-time Future Business Leaders of America qualifier and Vice President and national qualifier as a senior... Member of National, Spanish, and Modern Music Masters honors societies... Majoring in Spanish and minoring in theology and religious studies.

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