Sarah Janecek
Sarah Janecek

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wahoo, Neb.

High School:
Wahoo HS

Height:
5-8

Event:
Cross Country/Distance


Personal Bests
Cross Country
3mi.     19:54
5K       19:47
6K       24:19
Outdoor
800m     2:32.96
1500m	5:09.80
5000m	19:44.68

2004-05: CROSS COUNTRY-Competed in all five meets in her first year with the women's cross country team, finishing in the team's top five in each race...Placed third on the team and 53rd overall in the Saluki Invitational with at time of 19:47 (5K)...Recorded a personal best mark of 24:19 (6K) at the NCAA South Regional...INDOOR-Did not compete during the indoor season...OUTDOOR-Competed in six meets at distances of 800m, 1500m and 5000m...Opened the season in the 1500m at the Rhodes Invitational, posting a time of 5:21.65...Ran the 1500m at the Ole Miss Invitational, finishing in 5:23.48...Moved down to the 800m the next weekend at the Mississippi Invitational, running a 2:32.96...Recorded a season-best time (5:20.61) in the 1500m at the Jace Lacoste Invitational...Concluded her season with a third-place finish in the 5000m (19:44.68) at the Mississippi Open.

2004: OUTDOOR-Joined the team during the second sememster, begining competition during the outdoor season... Competed primarily at 1500m, also running the 5000m...Set a personal best in the 1500m (5:09.80) at the Ole Miss Dual, placing 14th...Finished eighth in the 1500m at the Murray State Invitational in a time of 5:14.23.

PREP: Attended Wahoo H.S...Lettered in track four years, volleyball, softball and basketball two years and cross country one-year...Won the conference championship in the mile run as a junior and senior in 2002 and 2003...Team won the track conference championship in 2003...Team won the cross country conference championship in 2002...Was the captain of her track team and named MVP...Was a member of the National Honors Society and Student Council...Personal best times in high school of 2:28 (800m), 5:25 (1600m), 12:13 (3200m) and 16:00 (2-Mile)...Coached by Larry Fangman and Lynn Wilson.

PERSONAL: Full name is Sarah Janecek...Born on September 4, 1984 in Lincoln, Nebraska...Daughter of Karen and Steve Janecek, stepdaughter of Allen Thrane...Father is a mechanic, mother is an account manager...Major is pre-professional...Enjoys running and playing basketball...Favorite bands are "Mest" and "Good Charlotte", favorite movie is "Scarlett", and favorite book is "Gone with the Wind"...Hopes to go to dental school after graduation...Chose Memphis because she received a full academic scholarship.

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