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

Career Best Marks

Event

Time/Mark

800 meters (Indoor)

2:22.03

One Mile (Indoor)

5:02.83

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

 

2020:

  • USTFCCCA All-American in the indoor distance medley relay and the indoor 3,000 meters
  • NCAA qualifier in the indoor distance medley relay and the indoor 3,000 meters
  • USTFCCCA All-Region selection in the indoor mile, indoor 3,000 meters and indoor distance medley relay
  • UAA champion in the indoor distance medley relay (12:07.81)
  • All-UAA in the indoor one mile (2nd)
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (Jan. 13)
  • UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete
  • UAA All-Academic Team
  • USTFCCCA All-Academic

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: Economics
  • UChicago activities: Trott Business Program, Women in Business, Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, Women's Athletic Association
  • Dean's List 2017-19
  • Participated in three years of soccer, 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, Medical Research Club President, Soccer Player, Rock Climber at Triangle Rock Club, Community Service Co-Chair