UNCG Track & Field BIO
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 Sarah DeSantis

2017 Outdoor Track & Field
Posted a 1:14.60 in the 400 meters at the UNCW Seahawk Invitational, setting a career-best time ... ran a 2:37.07 in the 800 meters at the Liberty Invitational, the fastest time of her outdoor career ... registered a 5,000 meters time of 19:55.55 at the High Point VertKlasse Meeting, a career-best outdoor time ... placed ninth in the 1,500 meters with a time of 5:24.15 at the Aggie Invitational.

2017 Indoor Track & Field
Set a career-best time of 2:35.87 in the 800 meters at the Virginia Tech Challenge, placing 13th ... ran a 5:36.56 in the mile at the UNCG Dual Meet Madness, setting a career-high ... Also set career-best times in the 3,000 meters (11:00.63) at the JDL College Challenge and 5,000 meters (19:47.47) at the Southern Conference Championships.

2016 Cross Country

Opened the season with a 16:35.00 in the 4,000-meter race at the Elon Invitational … Ran the 5,000-meter distance three times on the year with a time of 19:21.75 in the Southern Conference championships to place 53rd, a 19:37.00 at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational and a 21:13.00 at the adidas XC Challenge … Closed out the season with a 25:59.50 in the 6,000-meter run at the NCAA Southeast Regional.

2016 Outdoor Track & Field
Posted a time of 1:15.06 in the 400-meter race at Coastal Carolina … Ran the 1,500-meter race twice, posting times of 5:30.24 (Duke Invitational) and 5:43.51 (High Point VertKlasse).

2016 Indoor Track & Field
Ran the 800-meter race at the UNCG Early Bird 7-Way with a  time of 2:57.51 … Ran the mile at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a 6:12.84 time. 

2015 Cross Country
Began the season with a time of 18:20.00 in the 4,000-meter race at the Elon University Opener … Recorded a time of 28:26.10 in the 6,000-meter race at the Charlotte Invitational.

2014 Cross Country
Ran a 23:10.36 in the first 5k of her career at the Spartan Invitational (Sept. 26)

2015 Indoor Track & Field
Clocked a 2:43.90 in the 800-meter dash at the Southern Conference Indoor Championships (Feb. 27)... ran her best one-mile of the season in 6:08.81 at the Libery Quad (Feb. 13)

2015 Outdoor Track & Field
Ran her best outdoor 800m in 2:48.47 at the UNCW Seahawk Invitational (Mar. 13-14)... posted a season-best 5:31.15 in the 1,500-meter race at the Wake Forest Open (Mar. 20-21)

Top Performances
Cross Country
4k: 16:35.00 (Elon Invitational, 9/1/16)
5k: 19:21.75 (SoCon Championships, 10/29/16)
6k: 25:59.50 (NCAA Southeast Regionals, 11/11/16)

Indoor Track & Field
800m: 2:35.87 (Virginia Tech Challenge, 2/18/17)
Mile: 5:36.56 (UNCG Dual Meet Madness, 1/29/17)
3,000m: 11:00.63 (JDL College Challenge, 2/9/17)
5,000m: 19:47.47 (SoCon Championships, 2/25/17)

Outdoor Track & Field
400m: 1:14.60 (UNCW Seahawk Invitational, 3/11/17)
800m: 2:37.07 (Liberty College Invitational, 4/8/17)
1,500m: 5:19.30 (Weems Baskin Invitational, 3/25/17)
5,000m: 19:55.55 (High Point VertKlasse Meet, 4/1/17)

Year: Junior
Hometown: Hope Mills, N.C.
High School: South View
Experience: 2 Letters
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