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

2018 (Senior): Competed in all six varsity races during the season… Was among the team’s five scoring finishers in all six races… Was the team’s third finisher and placed 52nd overall at the NCAA Great Lakes Region Championships… Was also third among CWRU finishers at the All-Ohio Championships, and placed 29th among Division III competitors… Added a 38th-place finish at the UAA Championships… Recorded her best 6K time of the year at the Inter-Regional Rumble, crossing the finish line in a time of 23:02.8… Received USTFCCCA All-Academic honors… Earned UAA Fall All-Academic recognition.

  Meet Dist. # of Runners Time Overall Pl. Team Pl.
Aug. 31 Sudeck Sunset Classic Stampede 4K 37 16:31.2 9 5
Sep.15 Allegheny Classic 3M 121 19:30.0 18 5
Sep. 29 All-Ohio Championships 6K 307 (142 D3) 23:49.7 104 (29 D3) 3
Oct. 13 Inter-Regional Rumble 6K 313 23:02.8 20 4
Oct. 28 UAA Championships 6K  79 23:39.9   38 4
Nov. 10 NCAA Great Lakes Regional 6K 240 23:21.5 52 3

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.