SJU Women's Cross Country BIO
Sara Rankin
Player Profile:
Sara Rankin 2310051
Year: Junior
Hometown: Springfield, Pa.
High School: Cardinal O'Hara
Personal Records 
Event Time Meet Course Location Year
4k 16:02.3 Big 5 Invitational Belmont Plateau Philadelphia, Pa. 2015
19:54.3 TCNJ Blue/Gold Rosedale Park Hopewell, N.J. 2017
6k 23:37 Paul Short Run Goodman Campus Bethlehem, Pa. 2015

2016: Raced five times and scored once... Placed 73rd (21:21) in final race of season at the ECAC Championship 5k... Placed 31st overall in a field of 53 with a 6k time of 25:15.8 to score as SJU's #5 finisher at the Lafayette Leopard Invitational... Opened season at TCNJ Blue/Gold Invitational 5k (21:12.90)... Ran 17:40.0 for 4k at the Friend Big 5 Invitational... Added 6k performance (24:45.1) in the open race of the Paul Short Run... Named to Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2015: Raced in six meets... Led all Hawks in the open race of the ECAC Championship 5k (21:03.3), good for 16th overall... Turned in season-best 5k (20:30) in collegiate debut for 31st overall at the TCNJ Blue/Gold Invitational... Posted season-best 4k (16:02.3) for 43rd at the Big 5 Invitational... Turned in season-best 6k (23:37) in the open race of the Paul Short Run, good for 76th overall as SJU's #3 runner... Recorded additional pair of 6k performances at the Lafayette Leopard Invitational (25:26.43) for 33rd and Iona Meet of Champions (25:45.2)... Finished as SJU's #4 runner at Lafayette.

High School/Personal:
Three-time All-Catholic cross country selection, including two-time First Team honoree... Two-time All-Delco Honorable Mention for cross country... Led squad to two Catholic League Championship and Delaware County Championship titles... As a senior, member of winning cross country squad at District 12 Championship, PIAA Invitational, and Briarwood Invitational... Four-time District 12 qualifier for track and field... Three-time All-Catholic First Team selection for track and field, earning indoor honors twice... All-Catholic Honorable Mention for outdoor track... Member of District 12 Championship 4x800m relay team as a senior... Earned 10 varsity letters between outdoor track (4), indoor track (3), and cross country (3)... Captained both track squads as a senior... Also lettered in field hockey... Mother, Donna, was a member of one of the first SJU women's field hockey teams... Majoring in pharmaceutical marketing.

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