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

Career Best Marks

Event

Time/Mark

One Mile (Indoor)

5:06.29

1,500 meters (Outdoor)

4:46.75

3,000 meters (Indoor)

9:46.79

3,000 meters (Outdoor)

10:32.65

5,000 meters (Outdoor)

17:55.85

 

2019:

  • All-American in the indoor 3,000 meters (3rd place, 9:46.79)
  • NCAA qualifier in the indoor 3,000 meters
  • USTFCCCA All-Region in the indoor 3,000 meters and indoor one mile
  • Posted the No. 3 time in school history in the indoor 3,000 meters (9:51.84) and No. 5 in the indoor distance medley relay (11:58.92)
  • Recorded the top times on the team in the indoor one mile (5:06.29) and indoor 3,000 meters (9:51.84)
  • UAA All-Academic Team
  • USTFCCCA All-Academic

2018:

  • 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)

Personal:

  • 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