Women's Cross Country

Sarah Foster

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Milan, Ohio

High School:
Edison

Sarah Foster

09/16/2014

Borchers Named B1G Athlete of the Week

Senior All-American earns first weekly honor of her career

Accolades
2009 All-Great Lakes regional selection (XC)
Two-time Big Ten Runner of the Week
Two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
Two-time Ohio State Scholar Athlete

PRs
Mile - 5:12.70
3000m - 9:54.16
5000m - 16:40.81
10000m - 34:53.82
5k (XC) - 17:24
6k (XC) - 21:29

2010 Cross Country (Senior) Finished third for the Buckeyes at the 5k Mountaineer Open in 18:04 ... 42nd at the 6k Great Lakes regional championships in 21:44.2 ... 56th at the Big Ten championships (6k time of 21:45) ... missed several meets due to injury.

2010 Indoor (Junior) Finished 16th in the 10000m at the NCAA East Prelims (35:53.22) ... sixth-place in the 10000m at the Big Ten championships, in a PR of 34:53.82, third-best in Ohio State outdoor history ... eighth-place in the 5000m at the Raleigh Relays (16:56.54) ... 13th in the 10000m at the Mt. SAC Relays.

2010 Indoor (Redshirt) Did not compete

2009 Cross Country (Junior) First-place finisher at her first meet of the year, the Cedarville Invite, in a 5k time of 17:24 ... All-Great Lakes regional selection after a 15th-place finish at the 6k Great Lakes championships ... 27th at the Big Ten championships in a 6k time of 21:29 ... 40th at Pre-Nationals (21:29.9) and 125th at the NCAA championships (21:42), run on the same 6k course.

2009 Outdoor (Sophomore) Set the second and third-best 10000m times in school history ... 21st at the Mt. SAC Relays in 35:16.47, sixth-best in the Big Ten during the outdoor season ... fourth in the 5000m at the Jesse Owens Track Classic in 16:40.81, a regional qualifier and the fifth-best 5000m time in OSU history ... fifth in the 10000m at the Big Ten championships and 11th in the 5000m ... 12th in the 5000m at the Mideast regional championships.

2009 Indoor (Junior) Owned the top team time in the 5000m, a 14th-place run of 17:01.06 at the Big Ten championships ... finished fourth in the 3000m at the New Balance Invitational in 9:54.61.

2008 Cross Country (Sophomore) Finished 28th at the 6k NCAA regional championships in 22:01 ... 35th at the Big Ten championships 6K (21:57.4) ... seventh at the 5k All-Ohio championships (18:36) ... named Big Ten Runner of the Week based on her performance at the All-Ohio event ... top team finisher in every event she competed in.

2008 Indoor (Sophomore) Led the team with a season-best time of 10:17.33 in the 3000m run at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge and in the 5000m (17:54.51) at the All-Ohio championships.

2008 Outdoor (Freshman) Ran a season-best time of 17:42.09 in the 5000m at the Jesse Owens Classic ... ran a 35:48.21 in the 10000m at the Mt. SAC Relays ... ran a 17:44.69 at the Big Ten championships in the 5000m to finish in the Top 20 ... finished 11th at Big Ten's in the 10000m run.

2007 Cross Country (Redshirt) Did not compete.

2007 Indoor (Freshman) Ranked fourth on the team in the 3000m run ... posted her season-best time in the 3000m with a time of 10:25.48 at the Indiana Invitational.

2007 Outdoor (Redshirt) Did not compete.

2006 Cross Country (Freshman) Recorded three Top 6 finishes ... earned two individual titles at the Xavier Invitational and the Buckeye Invitational ... finished 37th at the Big Ten championships ... posted a season-best time on a 6k course at NCAA Pre-Nationals with a mark of 22:04 ...Big Ten Runner of the Week (Sept. 19).

Edison High School Division II state champion in the 3200m in 2005 ... All-Ohio champion in 2005 ... voted most improved by her teammates in 2005 ... three-sport athlete in high school ... played basketball and ran both cross country and track.

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