| Sara Sutherland
UT school record-holder - Indoor 5,000 meters (15:50.04)
2013 Big 12 Outdoor champion - 1,500 meters
2013 Big 12 Indoor champion - Distance Medley relay
Two-time USTFCCCA first team All-America - 5,000 meters
Outdoor 800m- 2:10.67 at Texas Invitational (4/13/13)
Outdoor 1,500m- 4:18.62 at Texas Relays (3/29/12)
Outdoor 5,000m- 16:04.15 at Big 12 Outdoor Championships (5/11/12)
Outdoor 10,000m- 34:28.07 at Big 12 Outdoor Championships (5/11/12)
Indoor Mile- 5:00.31 at Leonard Hilton (1/14/11)
Indoor 3,000m- 9:18.67 at Big 12 Indoor Championships (2/24/12)
Indoor 5,000m- 15:50.04 at NCAA Indoor Championships (3/8/13)
Cross Country 2-Mile- 11:17 at the Johnny Morris Invite (9/3/10)
Cross Country 5K- 17:50 at the Concordia Invitational (11/16/10)
Cross Country 6K- 20:02.5 at the Big 12 Championships (10/29/11)
UT ALL-TIME PERFORMERS LIST
Outdoor 1,500m- 7th
Outdoor 5,000m- 5th
Outdoor 10,000m- 4th
Indoor 3,000m- 5th
Indoor 5,000m- 1st
AT A GLANCE
Holds indoor 5,000m school record of 15:50.04, set at the 2013 NCAA Indoor Championships ... the mark bettered the previous UT program bests she set at the Alex Wilson Invitational (3/1/13) and 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships ... two-time first team Indoor All-America in the 5,000 meters ... second team All-America in the 5,000m during the 2012 outdoor season ... three-time USTFCCCA Cross Country All-South Central Region (2010, 2011, 2012) ... 2013 Big 12 Outdoor champion in the 1,500 meters ... also won 2013 conference indoor title as a member of Texas' distance medley relay ... nine-time All-Big 12 First Team (four outdoor, five times indoor) ... two-time All-Big 12 in cross country (2011, 2012).
Raced in the Longhorns' final four meets of the indoor season as a junior and established herself as one of the elite 5,000m runners in the country ... posted an eighth-place finish (15:50.05) at the NCAA Championships to earn her second All-America honor in the indoor 5,000m ... bettered her school-record time in the event for the second-straight meet (Alex Wilson Invitational, 15:52.99) after originally setting the record at the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships ... led off UT's Big 12 champion distance medley relay squad, which finished in 11:15.90 ... also picked up All-Big 12 honors in the 3,000m (fourth, 9:21.01) and 5,000m (third, 16:12.12) at the indoor conference meet ... ran to second in the 5,000m at the Husky Classic collegiate race with a time of 16:15.12.
Competed in all six timed events for the Longhorns as a junior ... crossed first for UT in three races, including a third-place overall finish (20:19.7) at the Big 12 Championships, earning her second All-Big 12 honor ... placed second for UT and 58th overall (20:26.8) at the NCAA Championships ... earned second place for her third All-South Central Region honor in a time of 20:35.3 ... placed ninth and was UT's top overall finisher at the Pre-Nationals Invitational in a 6K season-best 20:10.7 ... posted a third-place finish at the 5K Grass Routes Grand Prix in 18:43.43 ... also took third at the Pac 12 Preview Invite to open her 2012 campaign.
Ran the 5,000m in 16:48.94 at the NCAA Championship for 15th place... qualified for the NCAA Championship with a 16:18.17 finish at the NCAA West Regional ... set an outdoor 5,000m personal best at the Big 12 Championship in 16:04.15 ... also ran the 10,000m in a career-best 34:28.07... recorded a 16:10.51 at the Mt. SAC Relays for seventh place ... finished third in the 1,500m at the Texas Relays with a PR time of 4:18.62.
Claimed the school record and her first All-America honor in the 5,000m at the NCAA Championship in a career-best time of 15:53.73 for fifth place ... took fourth in the 3,000m (9:18.57) and the 5,000m (15:59.75) at the Big 12 Championship, earning All-Big 12 First Team honors in both events ... won the 5,000m at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 16:15.95 ... ran a 9:25.56 in the 3,000m at the Auburn Indoor Meet for fifth place.
Led the Longhorns at the NCAA Championship, coming in 96th (20:59.4) ... finished 11th overall at the Big 12 Championship, crossing the finish line in a 6K personal-best 20:02.5 ... placed first for UT and ninth overall at the Chili Pepper Festival, finishing in 21:29.2 ... posted a fourth-place finish at the Grass Routes Grand Prix, crossing the finish line in 21:39.2 ... named to the 2011 All-Big 12 team for cross country.
Ran a 16:17 in the 5,000m at the NCAA West Regional meet ... recorded a then personal best in the 5,000m of 16:09.52, the fastest time by a Longhorn in 2011, at the Penn Relays to finish third in the event ... placed fourth in the 1,500m at the M.J. Classic with a mark of 4:37.05 ... finished fourth in the 5,000m at the Victor Lopez Classic with a time of 17:02.06.
Ran a 3,000m time of 9:38.89 and a 5,000m time of 16:53.47 at the Big 12 Championship ... crossed the finish line in the 3,000m with a time of 9:30.60 at the Husky Classic ... recorded a time of 9:42.27 in the 3,000m, placing first at the Razorback Invite ... placed fifth in the Mile in a personal-best 5:00.31 at the Leonard Hilton Memorial.
Garnered All-Region honors for her 6K season-best 20:49.7, ninth-place effort at the 2010 NCAA South Central Regional ... placed third for the Longhorns and 34th overall (21:33.22) at the 2010 Big 12 Championship ... recorded a 21:46.5 (155th) at the 2010 NCAA Championship ... took home the 5K Concordia Invite individual title with a time of 17:50 ... scored fourth for Texas in the 2-Mile Johnny Morris Invite in the first of the Longhorns' two perfect team titles to open the 2010 season.
PRIOR TO TEXAS
Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track & field at Highland Park, competing in the 1,600m and 3,200m ... finished top-10 as a competitor for Highland Park at the Texas UIL State Cross Country Championship ... 4A state cross country champion in 2007 ... four-time District 10 4A cross country champion and 3,200m champion and three-time district 1,600m champion ... 2009 Texas Girls Coaches Association Cross Country Athlete of the Year ... named 2007 Cross Country Runner of the Year and 2006 Newcomer of the Year by Dallas Morning News.
Born Sara Clifford Sutherland on Jan. 31, 1992, in Dallas, Texas ... daughter of Carl and Carol ... has two siblings, Dan (22) and Lee (17) ...named to the 2011 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team for cross country ... earned a spot on the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll during both semesters of 2010-11 ...member of National Honor Society at Highland Park, within which she was presented the Leadership Award ... named an AP Scholar with Honor and was also a National Merit Commended Scholar ... performs service with the Helping Hands Home for Children and participates in Feed My People homeless outreach ... majoring in government.