Ellie Degen
Ellie Degen
Year: So.
Hometown: Madison, Wis.
High School: West

PERSONAL-BEST 6K - 21:33.6 - NCAA Midwest Regional - 11/14/2015

--2016 All-UAA First Team Cross Country (4th)
--2016 All-Midwest Region Cross Country (17th)

--2015 All-Midwest Region Cross Country (10th)
--2015 All-UAA First Team Cross Country (3rd)

2016-17: Ran to a season-best 21:50.6 during the NCAA Championship to help the Bears place second overall ... Posted sub-23 minute 6K's in all six races she competed in, including 22:25 during the Midwest Regional which WashU placed first out of 38 teams ... Earned All-Midwest Regional honors at Oshkosh, Wis. by placing 17th (22:25)... The Bears placed first in five of six races Degen competed in ... Earned all-UAA First-Team honors after placing fourth (21:58.27) to help lead the Bears to UAA Champion status ... USTFCCCA All-Academic ... Academic all-UAA for cross country ... UAA President's Council Scholar Athlete.

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) ... USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country.

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.