Sara Tsai - Women's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Sara Tsai Season 2015-16


Class Freshman
Hometown Eugene, Ore.
High School South Eugene High
Major Mechanical Engineering

Career Results

As a Fifth-Year (2019-20)
• Second-Team Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar
• Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Competed at two indoor meets
• Season-best 10:17.17 in the 3,000 meters at Music City Challenge (Feb. 14)
• Finished 18th in the 3,000 meters (10.27.90) at the Clemson Invitational (Feb. 7)
• Outdoor season canceled due to coronavirus outbreak

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)
• SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Did not compete during the cross country campaign

As a Sophomore (2016-17)
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