Sophie Young
Sophie Young
Year: So.
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Oakland Catholic

PERSONAL-BEST 6K - 23:26.22 - UAA Championship - 11/3/19

-- All-Midwest Region (2019 - 12th)

2019-20: Finished eighth with a season-best time of 22:26.22 at the UAA Championships, helping the Bears to their sixth-straight league title ... Earned All-Region honors with a time of 22:36.8 ... Helped the Bears to a second-place finish at the 2019 NCAA Division III National Championship with a time of 22:36.7 (71st) ... Competed in seven events for the Bears this season, including six 6K courses ... Academic All-UAA.

2018-19: Ran to a season-best 6K time of 23:38.5 at the Gil Dodds Invite on Sept. 15 ... Competed in five races on the season, including two 6K courses.

HIGH SCHOOL: Letterwinner four-times in cross country, two-times in swimming, two-times in track and two-times in lacrosse at Oakland Catholic High School … Personal-best: 5K-19:33; 1,600-5:23; 3,200-11:40 … Member of the District Champs … Esmark high school Cross Country All-American … WPIAL Scholar Athlete Award … Salutatorian … National AP Scholar … National Spanish Exam Gold Award.

PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences … Daughter of Jim and Andie Young.