Crusaders Women's Track & Field BIO
Sarah Friess
Player Profile:
Sarah Friess 2430648
Position: Sprints
Year: Junior
Hometown: Castleton on Hudson, N.Y.
High School: Maple Hill

• An Emerging Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

2016-2017:

  • Competed in the 55, 60, 200 and 400-meter dashes, the 4 x 100 and the 4 x 400-meter Relays
  • Recorded career-best times in the 55-meter dash (7.43) at UNH vs Holy Cross (1/21), in the 60-meter dash (7.81) at the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/17) and in the 200-meter dash (25.31) at the Boston University David Henry Valentine Inv. (2/10)
  • Broke Holy Cross record in the 4 x 100-meter Relay (46.93) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite and finished first overall
  • Re-set the 4 x 100-meter Relay Holy Cross record (46.44) at the Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Championships, placing third
  • Finished seventh in 60-meter dash (7.88) at the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships
  • Placed 11th in the 4 x 400-meter Relay (3:59.81) at the NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championships
  • Qualified for the IC4A/Eastern College Athletic Conference and finished seventh in the 4 x 100-meter Relay (47.04)

2015-2016:

  • Ran as a member of the 4x100m relay team that posted a team-best time of 47.75 at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/6)
  • Competed in 55, 60, 100 and 200-meter dashes
  • Recorded season-best time in the 55m (7.53) at New Hampshire (1/16), in the 60m (7.96) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/19), in the 100m (12.29) and 200m (25.90)  at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/6) 

Before Holy Cross:

  • Competed in four varsity seasons for Maple Hill track and field.
  • Team captain in 2014 and 2015.
  • Patroon Conference MVP in 2014 and 2015.
  • First Team Patroon Conference All-Star 2013.
  • Athlete of the Week for Troy Record 2014 and Times Union Honor Roll 2014.
  • Team won Patroon Conference Championship in 2013 and 2014, Section II Group 5 Championship 2014 and 2015, and Section II Group 4 Championship in 2013.
  • Set school record in the 100 m at 12.44 s, 200 m at 25.94 s and the 4x100 m  at 49.65.
  • Competed in two seasons of bowling and four seasons of soccer.
  • Team captain for soccer in 2013 and 2014.
  • For soccer, Scholar Athlete all four seasons and Team MVP in 2014.
  • First Team Patroon Conference Conference All-Star in 2013 and 2014.
  • Class C First Team All-Star in 2013 and 2014, and Fifth Team All-State 2014.
  • Set school record with two goals in 11 seconds.
  • Lead team in goals scored in 2013 and 2014.
  • Student of the Month in 2014, National Honor Society member and New York State Student-Athlete Award recipient in 2014.

Personal:

  • Daughter of Michael and Sara.
  • Majoring in Accounting, she aspires to become a CPA.

Friess’ Top Performances

Event

Time

Meet (Date)

55m

7.43

UNH vs Holy Cross (1/21/2017)

60m

7.81

Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/17/2017)

100m

12.29

Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/6/2016)

200m

25.31

Boston University David Henry Valentine Inv. (2/10/2017)

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