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SJU Women's Track & Field BIO
Sara Rankin
Player Profile:
Sara Rankin 2310051
Position: Distance
Year: Junior
Hometown: Springfield, Pa.
High School: Cardinal O'Hara
Personal Records 
               
                                             
                                 
Event Time Meet Host School Year
Indoor 400m 1:09.54 Collegeville Classic Ursinus 2017
Indoor 800m 2:24.04 Fastrack Last Chance Ocean Breeze 2017
Outdoor 800m 2:25.41 Widener Invitational Widener 2017
Outdoor 1500m 5:15.15 Monmouth Season Opener Monmouth 2017
Indoor Mile 5:50.27 Princeton Tri Meet Princeton 2016
Indoor 3000m 11:15.01 Monmouth Winter Open Monmouth 2016
3000m Steeple 13:23.29 Rider Invitational Rider 2016

2017 ECAC Indoor Championships: 4x800m Relay, 18th

Outdoor 2017:
Ran on sixth-place 4x400m relay (4:09.12) and recorded season-best time in the 800m (2:25.41) at the Widener Invitational... Ran on fifth-place 4x800m relay (10:18.28) and turned in second-fastest 800m time of season (2:29.27) at the Rider Invitational... Named to Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

Indoor 2016-17:
Raced the 800m five times... Anchored the 4x800m relay that placed 18th (9:26.94) at the ECAC Championships... Placed 18th in the 800m (2:29.34) at the Atlantic 10 Championships... Ran season-best 800m (2:24.04) a week later at the Fastrack Last Chance Invitational... Placed fifth in the 800m at both Yale's Giegengack Invitational (2:25.03) and the Monmouth Winter Invitational (2:24.60)... Opened season with only 3000m of season (11:24.85) at the Wagner Invitational... Followed with 800m performance (2:31.52) at the Lehigh Angry Birds Meet and first collegiate 400m perormance (1:09.54) at the Ursinus Collegeville Classic before racing solely the 800m.

Outdoor 2016: Raced three times... Placed fourth in first collegiate 3000m steeplechase (13:23.29) at the Rider Invitational... Placed 40th in the 1500m at both the Monmouth Season Opener (season-best 5:19.19) and the Lehigh Games (5:26.54).

Indoor 2015-16: Raced the 3000m four times in six total races... Posted season-best 3000m (11:15.01) for 12th in final meet of season at the Monmouth Winter Collegiate Open... Added fifth-place 3000m (11:16.49) at the Ursinus Collegeville Classic and additional 3k performances at Yale's Giegenack Invitational (12th, 11:17.61) and Lehigh Angry Birds Invitational (17th, 11:30.84)... Made collegiate track and field debut at the Princeton Tri-Meet, placing third in the 4x800m relay (10:46.44) and 14th in the mile (5:50.27).

High School/Personal: 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... 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... 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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