UCLA Cross Country BIO
Elle Sanders
Player Profile:
Elle Sanders 1264134
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Cruz, Calif.
High School: Santa Cruz
2011 - Competed at the Titan Invite (29th, 18:28.8) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2010 - Competed at the West Regionals (168th, 22:49.59) and Pac-10 Championships (77th, 22:33.84) ... No. 1 runner at the Bronco Invite (71st, 18:27.2) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

High School - Earned three varsity letters in track and basketball and two letters in cross country at Santa Cruz HS ... Served as cross country team captain her senior year ... Two-time recipient of the Coaches' Cross Country Award ... Three-time state cross country meet participant ... Named MVP her senior year in cross country and track ... Named Female Track Athlete of the Year her junior season ... Varsity Distance Runner of the Year in 2008 ... 2009 800m league champion ... Also competed in sectionals in the 800m ... Team was the SCCAL league champion ... Prep bests of 2:15.15 in the 800m and 5:10 in the 1600m ... Set the JV school record in the 800m and the varsity records in the 800m and 1600m ... In basketball, was named Defensive Player of the Year all four years of competition and served as team captin her senior year ... Was also an all-league honoree in basketball ... Received the Scholar Athlete Award in her senior year.

Personal - Born September 13, 1992 in Santa Cruz, CA ... Daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Sanders ... Has two brothers, Ezekiel (who plays football at Oregon State) and Bobby ... Pre-Business/Economics major.

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