Ellie Degen
Ellie Degen
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Madison, Wis.
High School: West
Events: Distance


3,000-Indoor10:17.55I-55 Triangular1/23/2016
5,000-Indoor17:18.78UAA Indoor Championships2/28/2016

--2016 NCAA DIII Indoor Track & Field Qualifier (5,000)
--2015 All-Midwest Region Cross Country (10th)
--2016 USTFCCCA Indoor Track & Field All-Region (5,000)
--2015 All-UAA First Team Cross Country (3rd)

2015-16: Finished 79th overall at the NCAA Cross Country Championships (22:12.6) ... Earned All-Region cross country honors by placing 10th at the Midwest Regional in 21:33.6 ... Raced to a third-place overall finish at the UAA Cross Country Championships to earn All-UAA First-Team honors (22:08) ... Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the 5,000, but was unable to race due to injury ... Earned all-UAA honors with a third-place finish in the 5,000 (17:18.78) at the UAA Indoor Championships ... USTFCCCA Indoor All-Region in the 5,000 ... USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.

HIGH SCHOOL: Team captain and four-year letterwinner in cross country at Madison West High School ... Also earned three letters in track & field ... Four-time All-City Team in cross country ... Four-time All-State and All-Conference Academic ... Personal-bests: 5K cross country-19:18; 800m-2:30; 1,600m-5:22; 3,200m-11:05 ... AP Scholar ... National Honor Society ... Spanish Honor Society ... National Merit Scholar.

PERSONAL: Majoring in biomedical engineering ... Daughter of Tom and Meredith Degen.