Elizabeth

Graves

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Year: Freshman
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Riverwood International Charter School

Bio

Before Holy Cross:

  • A four year member of the cross country and track and field teams at Riverwood International Charter School under head coach Isaac Seals, serving as team captain for both squads her senior year
  • Earned her cross country team's MVP award during all four seasons and picked up the Iron Raider Award as a junior
  • Led her cross country team to a GHSA Championship in 2014 and a seventh-place finish in 2016, as well as a ninth-place finish at the Division 5A State Championship meet
  • A four-time recipient of her school's Athlete of the Month award and two-time honoree for the Northside Neighbor Athlete of the Week recognition
  • Ran personal-best time of 18:18 as a senior on the cross country team.
  • Earned the track team's distance MVP award during her sophomore, junior and senior seasons
  • Captured third place in both the 1,600m and 3,200m runs at the GHSA track and field Sate/League Conference Championship as a sophomore and took first place in both the 1,600 and 3,200m runs at the Fulton Country championship as a senior
  • Holds the school record of 10:32 in the 3,200 meter run and ran as part of the 4x800m relay team that notched a program record-breaking time of 10:06
  • Has an additional personal-record time of 5:10 in the mile
  • Member of the National Honor Society

Personal:

  • Daughter of Thomas and Mary
  • Her mother ran track for Ohio Wesleyan University, Class of 1982
  • Has one sister (Sarah)
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