UND Roster

2007-08 Cross Country Roster

Elizabeth Philipp

Distance


Height 5'8''
Class Junior
Hometown Kingwood, TX
High School Kingwood
Bio

AS A SOPHOMORE: Added depth to the Irish distance crew, particularly in the steeplechase … ran in two cross country meets, taking second in the National Catholic Championship JV race in 19:16 and 53rd at the Notre Dame Invitational Gold Division race in 19:05 … top performance of the indoor track season was a career-best 5:02.90 mile at the Alex Wilson Invitational … also ran the 800 meters in a personal-best 2:19.93 at the Notre Dame Opener … qualified for the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, eventually finishing 11th at the meet in a career-best time of 11:10.10 … other top performances were 2:19.42 over 800 meters and 4:48.75 for 1,500 meters at the Notre Dame Opener … will battle for spot in starting cross country lineup and also move closer to regional qualification in the steeplechase during the upcoming track season.

AS A FRESHMAN: Did not run cross country as a rookie … made debut with Irish during indoor track season, starting with sixth-place finish in 1,000 meters (3:05.44) at Blue & Gold Invitational … stepped down to 800 meters at Notre Dame Opener, making two-lap circuit in 2:25.98 … lowered 800-meter time by four seconds (2:21.96) in 13th-place finish at Notre Dame Invitational … ran both 800 meters (2:22.29) and 1,000 meters (3:04.23) at Meyo Invitational … finished eighth in 1,000 meters (3:06.25) at Windsor Team Challenge … wrapped up indoor season with first mile run at the Alex Wilson Invitational, completing distance in 5:15.83 … focused on the 3,000-meter steeplechase during outdoor season … took fourth in event (11:44.92) at Central Collegiate Championship … trimmed more than 20 seconds off her time in 12th-place finish (11:23.89) at Hillsdale Gina Relays, assuring her of a spot in the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship … placed 18th in steeple at conference meet in 11:51.33.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as an art major … earned Dean[apos]s List accolades in fall of 2004 after compiling a 3.80 semester grade-point average.