2012: Fifth-year senior leader and key contributor for NU ... Competed at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships for the third time in her career, recording a time of 22:19 ... Finished fourth for NU in 21:26 at the Big Ten Championships, helping the 'Cats to a seventh-place finish ... Recorded a season-best 5K time of 17:21 at the Notre Dame Invitational (Sept. 28) where she finished third for NU ... Recorded a career-best 6K time of 21:19 and finished fourth for the Wildcats at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational (Oct. 12) ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2011: One of NU's most reliable performers, placing third on the team at the NCAA Midwest Regionals (22:03) and fourth at the Big Ten Championships (21:41) ... Set a 6K career best at the Wisconsin Invitational, crossing in 21:38 to finish fourth among Wildcat runners ... Season-best 5K performance of 18:07 came at the Notre Dame Invitational where she was second on the team and 10th overall ... Academic All-Big Ten and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (3.7 GPA or higher for previous academic year).
2010: Finished either first or second among NU runners in all four of the meets in which she competed ... Placed second overall at both the Badger Cross Country Classic and the Illinois Intercollegiates ... Posted a time of 21:50 in her only 6K race of the year at the Pre-Nationals meet ... Missed Championship season due to injury ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2009: Redshirted the 2009 season and did not compete in any meets.
2008: Competed in six meets, finishing top-3 on the team in all of them ... Tallied the top time for NU runners at the Big Ten Championships (22:52), placing 69th overall ... Finished second overall at the Mississippi State 5K (18:50.34) on 9/20 and third overall at the Great American Legends 5K (18:59.17) on 9/5, leading the team in both events.
High School: Ran one season of track and cross country for Barron High School in Wisconsin as part of foreign exchange program ... Team MVP for cross country in 2005 ... Team MVP for track in 2006 ... 2006 Outstanding Athlete for high school ... Third in state in 3,200-meter (2006) ... 3,200-meter conference, regional and sectional champion (2006) ... Sixth in state in 1,600-meter (2006) ... 1,600-meter conference and regional champion ... Sectional runner-up in 1,600-meter (2007) ... Sixth in state in cross country (2005) ... In Germany, qualified for 2007 European Cross Country Championships held in Spain ... Holds 3,200-meter high school record at 11:06.3 ... Set Ladysmith Invitational record at 15:36 Winner of Berlin Mini Marathon in 2007 ... Posted 3,000-meter times of 10:14.66 and 10:14.59 ... 5K time of 17:32.62 ... Cross country champion of Berlin in 2006 ... Also participated in basketball and soccer.
Personal: Born Sophie Ewald ... Daugher of Nanett and Udo Ewald ... Majoring in environmental sciences with a minor in global health studies.