Sarah Edwards

  • Sarah
  • Edwards

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  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
    Bellingham, Mass.

Updated: February 16, 2018

2018 indoor: Set a new personal best in the mile at the Music City Challenge with a time of 4:42.31, finishing third … Also finished seventh in the 4x400-meter relay, completing a leg to turn in a time of 3:47.13 … Posted a new personal best in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 9:20.46 at the Camel City Invitational, finishing ninth ... Crossed the finish line of the 1,000-meter run of the Liberty Kickoff 2018 with a time of 2:45.45 to place second … Began the year by setting a new personal-best time of 4:46.81 in the mile at the Keydet Invitational.

2017 outdoor: Took home gold at the USA Junior Outdoor Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 10:14.67 ... Came in 10th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA Championships (10:12.45), earning second-team All-America honors for the first time in her career ... Notched a school-record time of 9:52.89 in the steeplechase at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds ... Boasted the second-fastest time in the event, earning her first NCAA Championship berth ... Won gold in the steeplechase at the ACC Championships, finishing with a time of 10 minutes, 5.58 seconds ... Was awarded first-team All-ACC honors for her efforts ... Competed in the 800 at the Hokie Twilight meet, placing third overall ... Ran the steeplechase at the Virginia Grand Prix, placing second with a time of 10:38.57 ... Recorded personal bests in both the 800- (2:10.77) and 1,500- (4:26.81) meter events at the Virginia Challenge ... Also was a member of the school-record breaking 4x800-meter relay team at the Tennessee Relays, placing second overall with a time of 8:47.24 ... Made her outdoor debut at High Point's VertKlasse Meeting, placing third in the 5,000 with a career-best time of 17:35.30.

2017 indoor: Recorded personal bests in the 800 (2:11.17) and 3,000 (9:43.03) at the ACC Championships … Placed third in the 1,000 meters with a career-best time of 2:52.73 at the Virginia Tech Challenge … Competed in the 800 at the Music City Challenge … Also was a member of the distance medley relay team at the Music City Challenge, finishing the race in 11:40.14 for third placePlaced fifth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:16.41 at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet ... Came in 10th in the mile at the Hokie Invitational with a time of 4:59.30 … Was fifth in the mile at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a personal-best time of 4:59.05.

High school: Eight-time letterwinner in three disciplines (cross country, indoor and outdoor track) for coach Peter Lacasse … Won two state titles and was named an All-American following her senior season … Was the Milford Daily News Female Athlete of the Year following her senior year … Won the Division II state championship in cross country with a time of 18:12.58 … Placed second at the state meet in the 1,000-meter run during the indoor track season (2:47.61) … Won a state title in the 800 during the spring of her senior season … Finished fifth in the mile at the 2016 New Balance National Scholastic Indoor Championship in the spring of her senior year, running the event in 2:07.82 … Won the state title in the mile at the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Division IV Championships as a junior with a meet-record time of 4:58.74, breaking her own mark of 5:02 … Finished second in the 800 with a time of 2:14.22 at that same meet … Was the Tri-Valley MVP in outdoor track as a sophomore and in cross country as a junior … Holds four school records in outdoor track, three in indoor track and one in cross country … Also was a part of four school relay records … Finished eighth in the 800-meter race at the 2015 New Balance Outdoor Nationals with a time of 2:09.47.

Personal: Born July 7, 1998 … Daughter of Rockwood and Peggy Edwards … Has two siblings, Megan and Sean … Majoring in interior design and plans on owning an architecture firm.

Edwards' Track and Field Career Bests

Indoor Outdoor

800m - 2:11.17, ACC Championships (prelim, 2017)

1,000m - 2:45.45, Liberty Kickoff (2018)

Mile - 4:42.31, Music City Challenge (2018)

3,000m - 9:20.46, Camel City Invitational (2018)

800m - 2:10.77, Virginia Challenge (2017)

1,500 - 4:26.81, Virginia Challenge (2017)

5,000m - 17:35.30, High Point VertKlasse Meeting (2017)

3,000 steeplechase - 9:52.89, NCAA East Regionals (2017)