Sara Tsai


Class Graduate
Event Distance
Hometown Eugene, Ore.
High School South Eugene

Tsai’s times on

As a Senior (2018-19)

  • Finished second at the Auburn Invitational in the 4K with a time of 13:25.9
  • Finished 15th at the SEC Cross Country Championships with a time of 19:52.4
  • Finished 10th at the Duke Invitational in the 5,000 meters with a time of 18:14.3

As a Junior (2017-18)

  • Named to the 2017 fall academic honor roll
  • Tsai did not compete during the cross country campaign

As a Sophomore (2016-17)

  • Named to the All-SEC Second Team
  • Received an at-large bid to the NCAA Championships
  • Named to the Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Finished 57th at NCAA Championships with a time of 20:34.40, the fourth best Vanderbilt time at a national meet in team history
  • Took sixth overall with a time of 20:16.20 at NCAA South Regionals
  • Finished first at Belmont Opener with a time of 17:29.9


As a Freshman (2015-16)

  • Named to the All-South Region team
  • Finished 167th overall at the NCAA Championships with a time of 21:17.70
  • Finished 24th at the NCAA South Regional with a time of 21:00.72
  • Took 14th in her Commodore debut with a time of 17:27.2