Ellen Sears
Ellen Sears
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sharon, Mass.
High School: Sharon
Major: Nutrition

2017 (Junior): Ran in four races during her junior year… Was the team’s top finisher in the open race at the All-Ohio Championships with a time of 24:48.3, placing 28th overall… Recorded a career-best 6K time of 24:37.8 at the Yellowjacket Invitational, finishing ninth overall… Was the team’s fifth finisher at the UAA Championships, placing 52nd overall with a time of 26:06.0… Earned UAA Fall All-Academic recognition.

  • Allegheny Classic: 3 miles/20:05/45th place (Team Finish: 9th)
  • All-Ohio Open Race: 6K/24:48.3/28th place (Team Finish: 1st)
  • Yellowjacket Invitational: 6K/24:37.8/39th place (Team Finish: 9th)
  • UAA Championships: 6K/26:06.0/52nd place (Team Finish: 5th)

2016 (Sophomore): Competed in five races during her sophomore season… Recorded her season-best 6K time of 25:09.8, and was the team’s top finisher in the open race at the Inter-Regional Rumble… Raced at the UAA Championships, finishing 78th overall with a time of 26:08.22… Received UAA All-Academic honors.

  • Sudeck Sundown Classic: 4K/17:24.0/22nd place (Team Finish: 13th)
  • Yellowjacket Invitational: 6K/26:28.4/211th place (Team Finish: 12th)
  • All Ohio XC Championships Open: 6K/26:44.1/81st place (Team Finish: 4th)
  • Inter-Regional Rumble Open: 6K/25:09.8/28th place (Team Finish: 1st)
  • UAA Championship: 6K/26:08.22/78th place (Team Finish: 10th)

2015 (Freshman): Competed in three races during her freshman season… Recorded a season-best 6K time of 24:48.1 in the open race at the Oberlin Inter-Region Rumble, finishing 42nd overall and 11th among CWRU competitors.

  • Sudeck Sundown Classic: 4K/18:02.3/31st place
  • All-Ohio XC Championships: 6K/25:34.5/139th place
  • Oberlin College Inter-Regional Rumble Open: 6K/24:48.1/42nd place

Personal: Born April 11… daughter of Irina and Stuart… received Hockomock League Cross Country Honorable Mention in 2013 and 2014… named Cross Country MVP in 2013 and 2014.