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SJU Women's Cross Country BIO
Emily Schaeffer
Player Profile:
Emily Schaeffer 2830243
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mullica Hill, N.J.
High School: Clearview Regional
Personal Records 
               
                                             
                                                                   
        
Event Time Meet Course Location Year
5k
19:37.4 Atlantic 10 Championship Pole Green Park Mechanicsville, Va. 2016
6k 23:49.4 Paul Short Run Goodman Campus Bethlehem, Pa. 2016
6.15k 23:57.5 Rider Invitational Rosedale Park Hopewell, N.J. 2016

2016: Raced seven times… Placed 108th in a field of 131 at the Atlantic 10 Championship, clocking in with a season-best 5k time of 19:37.4 to cross as SJU's #8 finisher... Finished 75th at the ECAC Championship 5k (21:31) to cap season at Van Cortlandt Park… Ran season-best 6k time (23:49.4) at the Paul Short Run… Also raced the 6k at the Princeton Invitational (23:50.1) and Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational (24:50)… Ran 23:57.5 for 6.15k at the Rider Invitational for 51st in a field of 122… Opened collegiate cross country career with a 5k time of 19:58.60 at the TCNJ Blue/Gold Invitational, good for 20th in a field of 54... Named to SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

High School/Personal: State qualifier in the 4x800m relay... Clearview Regional recordholder in the indoor 4x800m relay, outdoor 4x800m relay, and indoor Distance Medley Relay... Capped high school career with individual PRs in the outdoor mile (5:11) and indoor mile (5:23)... Senior captain of New Jersey's #3 cross country squad that qualified for the State Championship... Junior captain of New Jersey's #2 cross country squad that won the 2014 Tri-County Conference title with a 6-0 record and finished as the runner-up at the South Jersey Group IV Sectional Meet to qualify for the State Championship for the first time in program history... Awarded the South Jersey Track Coaches Association Scholarship for effort and leadership skills both on and off the track... Earned 12 varsity letters between cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track and captained all three squads as a junior and senior... Member of the National Society of High School Scholars, National Honor Society, Student Council, Latin Club, and Vocal Ensemble and served as a two-year president of the Varsity Club and the high school chair for the Red Cross Blood Drive at Clearview Regional... Community service experience includes volunteering with the Kennedy Memorial Hospital, March of Dimes, Special Olympics, and Color Run... Majoring in chemical biology.

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