Ella Lambert - Women's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Ella Lambert Season 2023-24

Middle Distance

Class Junior
Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
High School Turpin
Major Human & Organizational Development
Bio

Career Results

Student-Athlete Highlights
• Competed at the 2022 NCAA DI South Region Cross Country Championships

Academic Honors
• 2023 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2022, 2023 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2021-22 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

As a Junior (2023-24)
Track & Field
• Personal best in the 5,000 meters (17:14.32) at the SEC Indoor Championships
• Recorded an 18-second PR in the 3,000 meters (9:33.41, seeded) at the Music City Challenge

Cross Country
• Competed in five meets including the 6K SEC Championships, scored at three
• 39th overall (17:25.1) in the Blue 5K at the Joe Piane Invitational
• Seventh overall (17:25.4) at the 3M Mountain Dew Invitational
• First among Vanderbilt athletes and seventh overall (18:13.5) at the 5K Belmont Opener

As a Sophomore (2022-23)
Track & Field
• Competed in two meets before suffering an injury
• Eighth in the 1,500 meters (4:35.81) at the Joe Walker Invitational
• Third as a member of the 4×800-meter relay (8:45.67) at the Pepsi Florida Relays

Cross Country
• Finished top five among Vanderbilt athletes at four of five meets
• 84th overall (21:40.8) at the 6K NCAA South Region Championships
• 69th overall (21:30.79) at the 6K SEC Championships
• 30th overall (21:24.4) at the 6K Arturo Barrios Invitational

As a Freshman (2021-22)
Track & Field
• Competed in five indoor and two outdoor meets
• 15th in the mile (4:50.30) at the SEC Indoor Championships
• Third as a member of the distance medley relay (11:38.24) at the Charlie Thomas Invitational
• 10th in the mile (4:56.93) at the PNC Lenny Lyles Invitational
• 10th in the 1,000 meters (2:55.57) at the Commodore Challenge

Cross Country
• Competed in five meets, finished top five among Vanderbilt athletes at two
• 16th overall (17:50.2) at the 5K Commodore Classic
• 26th overall 18:08.2) at the 5K Mizzou Opener
• Second overall (18:07.6) at the 3.1M Belmont Opener

The Lambert File
Ella Lambert was a letterwinner in cross country and track and field at Turpin High School under coaches Carolyn and Marshall Remmele, where she recorded prep bests of 2:16.39 in the 800 meters, 4:56.86 in the mile and 18:10.00 in the 5K (XC). She was also a member of her high school’s dance team. Named the 2020-21 Cincinnati Co-Runner of the Year, she was a district champion in 2020-21 and a six-time state qualifier, placing top five at the 2020 state cross country championships. Academically, Lambert was a Summa Cum Laude graduate and was a member of the academic all-state team and National Honor Society.

Personal
Ella is one of three children. Her parents’ names are Amy and William, and her siblings’ names are Jack and Will. Her father was a thrower and her uncle, Dave, ran track at Miami (Ohio). A fun fact about her is that she has danced since the age of three.

Instagram: @ella.lambertt