Women's Cross Country

Sarah Scott - blank


Bloomington, Ind.

High School:
Bloomington North

Sarah Scott

2008: Ran in one competition, finishing 51st overall at the Commodore Classic with a 5K effort of 20:58.60.

2007: Top three team performer at Louisville Invitational and Southeastern Classic meets... Top competitive 5K cross country race (20:15.81) came at Southeastern Classic... Posted 68th overall result at Commodore Classic and ran 17:34 for 4K distance at Belmont/Vanderbilt Opener... Ran to a seventh place finish with a 18:45 5K in Race for a Cure competition.

2006: Best overall finish came at the Commodore Classic where she took 23rd place in a time of 20:48 ... Finished 67th overall at Belmont Invite in 16:30.

2005: Competed in Belmont Invitational, Commodore Classic and Rhodes Invitational ... Best result came at Rhodes meet, finishing 55th overall and fourth on team, running 5K in 20:23 ... Finished 55th overall at Belmont, and 25th overall at Commodore Classic.

High School/Prep:
Captain of cross country and track teams ... three-time Academic All-State ... All-Conference ... PRs include 5:16 (1600m) ... Army scholar athlete ... Vice-president of Student Council ... Class valedictorian.

Sarah Elizabeth Scott ... Nickname is "SS" ... Born on July 23, 1986 ... Parents are John and Linda ... Majoring in neuroscience ... Spends summers doing research and working as a camp counselor ... Enjoys roadtripping, dance party study breaks, applying to medical school, all things alternative spring break and climbing trees.

Off the Course with Sarah:

Favorite Athlete: Any underdog... and Carmen Mims.

Sporting Event I'd Most Like to Attend: NCAA Cross Country National Championship with Vanderbilt on the starting line

Most inspirational person in my life: My closest friends and teammates

First job I had: Guest relations at Target

Dream job: International physician in Latin America

Item I brought to VU to remind me of home: An obscene amount of pictures

Dream vacation: Backpacking through South America

Favorite restaurant: Calypso

Favorite class this semester: Neurobiology of behavior

Best concert I've ever attended: Coldplay, in Nashville

Favorite "non-school" related reading material: "Mountains beyond Mountains," "Velvet Elvis," "3 Cups of Tea" and "Blue Like Jazz"

My day can't start until I: am late for class.

Not many people know that I: traveled to Europe last summer to learn Spanish and work in a hospital, and I'm hoping to attend medical school next fall.

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