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Sophie Elgamal
Sophie Elgamal
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
High School: Loomis Chaffee (Conn.)
Position: Middle Distance

Career Best Marks



One Mile (Indoor)


3,000 meters (Indoor)


3,000 meters (Outdoor)


5,000 meters (Outdoor)




  • Posted the No. 6 time in school history in the indoor 3,000 meters (10:08.43)
  • Tallied the top times on the team in the indoor 3,000 meters and outdoor 3,000 meters (10:32.75)


  • Major: Law, Letters, & Society
  • UChicago activities: Women in Business, Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, Women's Athletic Association
  • Dean's List
  • Participated in three years of cross country and track & field in high school
  • Team captain in cross country and track & field as a senior
  • All-Founder's League cross country (1st place), All-New England Track & Field Championship runner in 1,500 meters (7th place)
  • AP Scholar, Cum Laude Society
  • Certificate in Global & Environmental Studies, Modern & Classical Language Department Certificate of Excellence, Neuropsychology Department Certificate of Excellence
  • Quantitative Resource Center Mathematics Tutor, Wind Ensemble and Band Member, Hospital Surgical Department Volunteer, Prefect in Boarding School Dormitory, Arab World Affiliation Club President, Medical Research Club President, Soccer Player, Rock Climber at Triangle Rock Club, Community Service Co-Chair