Sara Freix

  • Sara
  • Freix

  • Event
    Distance
  • Class
    Sophomore
  • High School/Other
    Westfield
  • Hometown
    Centreville, Va.

Updated: May 18, 2018

2018 outdoor: Placed eighth in the 5,000-meter run at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a time of 16:26.15 ... Also competed in the 10,000-meter run, placing fourth with a time of 34:53.13 ... Turned in a new personal best in the 1,500-meter run at the National Relay Championships with a time of 4:28.64, finishing ninth … Also competed on the DMR team that finished third overall with a time of 11:28.21 … Captured first in the 5,000-meter run at the Duke Invitational with a time of 16:11.93 … Set a personal record in the 1,500-meter run at the Tennessee Relays with a time of 4:32.89 … Also competed on the 4x800-meter relay team that finished third with an overall time of 9:04.25 … Posted a time of 34:36.65 in the 10,000-meter run at the Raleigh Relays.

2018 indoor: Competed in the 3,000-meter run at the ACC Championships, finishing with a time of 9:47.39 … Also competed in the 5,000-meter run, turning in a time of 16:47.21 to finish ninth … Turned in a new career best in the 5,000-meter run at the Music City Challenge with a time of 16:28.95 to finish sixth … Crossed the finish line of the 3,000-meter run at the Camel City Invitational in first place with a time of 9:34.64, a new lifetime best … Recorded a new personal best at the Liberty Kickoff 2018, posting a time of 4:56.63 in the mile to place third … Kicked off the year placing eighth in the mile at the Keydet Invitational, turning in a time of 5:01.21.

2017 outdoor: Ran the 5,000-meter run at the Hokie Twilight meet, placing second overall ... Competed in the 1,500 at two different meets, finishing with a personal best at High Point's VertKlasse Meeting (4:37.48) ... Ran the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Virginia Challenge ... Finished ninth in the 5,000 at the Tennessee Relays with a season-best time of 16:58.55.

2017 indoor: Finished 14th overall in the 5,000-meter run at the ACC Championships, crossing the finish line in 17 minutes, 27.74 seconds – a personal-best mark … Placed third in the mile with a career-best time of 4:57.37 at the Virginia Tech Challenge … Competed in the 5,000 at the Music City Challenge ... Was ninth in the 3,000-meter race with a personal-best time of 10:02.53 at the Camel City Invitational ... Ran the mile at both the Hokie Invitational and the Virginia Tech Invitational.

High school: Four-time letterwinner in each of the three track disciplines (cross country, indoor and outdoor track) with coach Kelly Deegan at Westfield … A three-time All-Group 6A performer in cross country … A two-time All-Group 6A performer in indoor track … A three-time all-state performer in outdoor track … Finished fifth at the Group 6A cross country meet her senior year with a time of 18:18 … Was the state champion in the 3,200-meter run (10:54) and finished second in the 1,600 (5:04.24) at the Group 6A outdoor meet as a senior … Was part of the 4x800-meter relay team that finished fourth at the Group 6A outdoor meet … Came in fourth and sixth in the 1,600 and 3,200, respectively, at the Group 6A indoor meet … Was part of the 4x800-meter relay team that finished sixth at the Group 6A indoor meet.

Personal: Born May 3, 1998 … Daughter of Mike and Laura Freix … Has three siblings, Matt, Andrew and Katie … Majoring in general engineering.

Freix's Track and Field Career Bests

Indoor Outdoor

Mile - 4:56.63, Liberty Kickoff (2018)

3,000m - 9:34.64, Camel City Invitational (2018)

5,000m - 16:28.95, Music City Challenge (2018)

1,500m - 4:28.64, National Relay Championships (2018)

5,000m - 16:11.93, Duke Invitational (2018)

3,000 steeplechase - 11:00.32, Virginia Challenge (2017)

10,000m - 34:36.65, Raleigh Relays (2018)