Sarah Rapp

  • Sarah
  • Rapp

  • Event
  • Class
  • High School/Other
    Cardinal Gibbons
  • Hometown
    Raleigh, N.C.

Updated: July 20, 2015

2015 Outdoor: Posted a team best and new career record of 16:07.00 in the 5,000-meter event at the Raleigh Relays ... Improved her 1,500-meter time to 4:36.22, setting her new PR at the Tennessee Relays ... Recorded a new personal best time of 2:14.19 in the 800-meter event at the Virginia Challenge ... Competed at the ACC Championships in the 10,000-meter distance ... Participated in the distance medley at the Tennessee Relays and the 5,000-meter run at the NCAA East Regional.

2015 Indoor: Led the team in the 3,000-meter and 5,000-meter events ... Set a personal best in the 3,000-meter race at the ACC Championships with a time of 9:12.86 ... Ran the 5,000-meter distance in 16:16.13 to set a new PR ... Competed in the 1,000-meter and mile events ...Participated in the distance medley relay at the UCS Invitational.

2014 Cross Country: Earned All-Region and All-ACC honors after finishing in sixth place at both events... Competed at the 2014 NCAA DI Cross Country Championships... Ran a personal best 6k time of 20:13.1 at the ACC Championships.

2014 Outdoor: Won the ACC Championship in the women's 5000 meter race with a personal best time of 16:12.47... Finished in 10th place in th 10000 at the NCAA East Regional to qualify for the NCAA Championships where she finished in 21st with a time of 34:10.96... Also set personal bests in the 800, 1500 and 10000.

2014 Indoor: Finished second at the ACC Championships in the 3,000m race with a personal-best time of 9:16.27 ... Ran in the distance medley relay in the ACC Championships, finishing sixth with a time of 11:12.01 ... Ran a career-best mile time of 4:51.36 at the Virginia Tech Invitational.

2013 Cross Country: Competed in five meets for the Hokies and never finished outside of the top 15 competitors... Finished in eighth place at the NCAA Southeast Regional en route to an All-Region selection after posting a time of 20:34.40. Earned All-ACC honors at the ACC Championships after a 13th place finish with a time of 20:51.60... Competed at the NCAA Championship and earned a 55th place finish after finishing with a time of 20:56.10... Finished in third place at the VT Alumni Invite... Finished in second at the Mountaineer Open.

2013 Outdoor: Finished 14th in the 5,000 meters at the ACC Championship (16:48.97) ... Recorded a season best time in the 5,000 meters at the Virginia Challenge (16:37.10) ... Posted a time of 10:06.65 in the 3,000 meters at the Colonial Relays.

2013 Indoor: Finished seventh in both the 3,000 (9:29.62) and 5,000 (16:38.52) meters at the ACC Championship, recording season best times in both events ... Ran a season best 4:57.65 mile at VT Invitational.

2012 Cross Country: Earned the first All-Region honors of her career by finishing 25th at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a season-best 6k time of 21:16.49 … Was seventh at the Charlotte Invitational coming in at 21:35.46 … Recorded a top 100 result at Pre-Nationals with a time of 21:33.2 … Finished the ACC Championship in 51st at 22:04.4.

2012 Outdoor: Competed in the 5000 meters at the NCAA East Regional Meet and finished 14th in her heat, 27th overall (16:51.74) … Won the 5k at NC State’s Wolfpack Last Chance in a season best 16:37.76 … Finished eighth in the 5000 meters at the ACC Championship (16:55.02) … Won the 1500 meters at Radford’s Highlander Invitational (4:35.02), while also competing in the 800 meters (2:21.08) … Runner-up in section two of the 1500 meters at the Raleigh Relays in a season best 4:30.97, while also running the third leg on winning 4x800 meter relay (8:54.59) … Ninth at the Colonial Relays 5k (16:42.22).

2012 Indoor: Took 13th in the 5000 meters at the ACC Championship (17:14.56) … Set a season best in the mile with a fifth place finish at the VT Elite Meet (4:56.16) … Notched a season best 3000 meter time of 9:43.05 at the SPIRE Division I Invitational.

2011 Cross Country: Led the Hokies in two meets on the season … Ran first on the team and 16th overall at the Charlotte Invitational, helping the Hokies to the team title in a season-best 5k time of 17:41.3 … Also led the team at the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational, finishing 42nd in 21:47 … Posted a season-best 6k of 21:33.8 and finished 41st at the ACC Championship Meet … Finished 49th at the NCAA Southeast Regional Meet (21:38.9), good for fifth on the team ... Earned team Rookie of the Year Award.

High School: Earned four varsity letters in cross country and track at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, N.C. ... Three-time North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) 3A state cross country champion … Posted a prep best time of 17:55 for the 5k at the Foot Locker South Regional Meet … 10-time NCHSSA 3A state champion in track (six times indoor, four times outdoor) … Won the outdoor 1,600m and 3,200m in 2010 and 2011 … Indoor 3,200m state champion from 2009-11, indoor 1,600m state champion in 2010 and 2011, indoor 1,000m state champion in 2011 ... Two-time North Carolina State Indoor Meet MVP ... Two-time team Runner of the Year for cross country … Named Cardinal Gibbons’ Athlete of the Year as a senior in 2011.

Personal: Born on March 9, 1993 in West Palm Beach, Fla. … Daughter of Vincent and Rosemary Rapp … Has three younger siblings, Carolyn, Greg and Matt … Plans on majoring in communications.

Rapp's Collegiate XC Bests
5k: 17:41.3, Charlotte Invite, 2011
6k: 20:13.1, ACC Championship, 2014
Rapp's Collegiate Track & Field Bests
Indoor Outdoor
1000m: 2:52.24 800m: 2:14.19
Mile: 4:51.36 1500m: 4:26.22
3000m: 9:12.86 3000m: 10:06.65
5000m: 16:16.13 5000m: 16:07.00
10000m: 33:32.16