Ella Escobar - Women's Track and Field - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Ella Escobar Season 2023-24

Sprints

Class Junior
Event Sprints
High School North Canyon
Hometown Peoria, Ariz.
Major Mechanical Engineering
Bio

Career Results

Student-Athlete Highlights
• Four program all-time top 10 marks

In the Record Books
• Second in Vanderbilt history as a member of the 4×100-meter relay (45.49)
• Fourth in Vanderbilt history in the 60 meters (7.61)
• Tied for fourth in Vanderbilt history in the 100 meters (11.89)
• Seventh in Vanderbilt history in the 300 meters (39.70)

As a Junior (2024) 
• Season bests in the 60 (7.62 seconds) and 200 meters (24.92 seconds) at the Music City Challenge, fifth overall in the qualifying round of the 60 meters
• 20th in the 60 meters (7.70) at the Crimson Elite
• First as a member of the 4×400-meter relay (3:43.01) at the Vanderbilt Invitational
• Seventh and a personal best in the 300 meters (39.70) at the Commodore Challenge

As a Sophomore (2023)
• Competed in 12 meets, including the SEC Indoor and Outdoor Championships
• Sixth in the final (11.92) and fourth in the 100-meter prelims (11.89); second as a member of the 4×100-meter relay (45.49) at the Music City Challenge
• 26th and a personal best in the 200 meters (24.59) at the LSU Alumni Gold
• Fifth as a member of the 4×100-meter relay (45.66) at the Mt. SAC Relays
• Ninth in prelims (7.61) and 12th in the 60-meter semifinals (7.64) at the Music City Challenge
• Fourth as a member of the 4×400-meter relay (3:50.88) at the Vanderbilt Invitational

As a Freshman (2022)
• Competed in five indoor meets
• Season best in the 200 meters (25.04) at the SEC Indoor Championships
• Third as a member of the distance medley relay (11:38.24) at the Charlie Thomas Invitational
• 12th in the 60 meters (7.76) and second as a member of the 4×400-meter relay (3:45.70) at the Commodore Challenge

The Escobar File
Ella Escobar prepped at North Canyon High School under head coach Airabin Justin and at Liberty High School. She lettered in track and field and swimming, and her prep best track times are 7.65 in the 60 meters, 24.86 in the 200 meters and 55.22 in the 400 meters. As a senior in 2021, Escobar was the state champion in the 100 meters and as a member of the 4×400-meter relay. At the same meet, she was the runner-up in the 400 meters and placed fourth in the 200 meters. That year, she was the Adidas open division champion in the 60 meters. In 2018, Escobar was the state champion as a member of the 4×100-meter relay and was the runner-up as a member of the 4×400-meter relay. She finished in the top two percent of her class academically and was nominated for 2020 ALA Girls State by teachers at North Canyon.

Personal
Ella is the daughter of Renee and Atilano Escobar Jr. and has an older brother, Atilano Escobar III, who wrestled at Wisconsin.

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