Elsa Steer - Women's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Elsa Steer Season 2023-24


Class Freshman
Hometown Carlsbad, Calif.
High School Pacific Ridge
Major Undeclared

Career Results

As a Freshman (2023-24)
• 2023-24 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
Track & Field
• Personal best in the 800 meters (2:16.59) at the Music City Challenge
• 10th in the 1,500 meters (4:40.57) at the Joe Walker Invitational

Cross Country
• Competed in four of four regular season meets
• Third among Vanderbilt athletes and 54th overall (19:05.4) in the Open 5K at the Joe Piane Invitational
• 55th overall (18:38.3) at the 3M Mountain Dew Invitational

The Steer File
Elsa Steer prepped at Pacific Ridge High School and owns prep-best times of 2:20.82 in the 800 meters, 5:08.95 in the 1,600 meters, 12:09.12 in the 3,200 meters, 18:24 in the three miles (XC) and 18:44.7 in the 5K (XC). As a senior, she was the Coastal Conference cross country champion and placed 14th at the CIF State Cross Country Championships. She placed second in the 800 meters and third in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters at the Coastal Conference Finals. In 2022, she earned fourth place in the 800 meters and fifth in the 1,600 meters at the CIFSDS Finals.

Elsa’s father competed in track and field at Colgate.