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Sidney Root
Sidney  Root


Reno, Nev.

High School:
Reno HS




Nevada places 66 on MW Scholar-Athlete Award list

League-record 734 student-athletes honored


Nevada places 66 on MW Scholar-Athlete Award list

League-record 734 student-athletes honored


Wolf Pack well represented on Spring Academic All-Mountain West team

Pack placed 87 on the spring list


Distance runners find success in UCLA Carnival

Two victories and a new all-time spot highlight the day


High places for Nevada at Aggie Open

4x100 meter relay claims first

Cross Country Bio

JUNIOR OUTDOOR (2015-16) – Set a personal record in the 1500 meter with her first place finish at the UCLA Legends meet, coming across the line in 4:43.94 … also competed in the 3000m steeplechase … competed in five meets throughout the season ... named a 2016 Mountain West Scholar-Athete

– Was part of the second-fastest distance medley relay team in school history at the Mountain West Championships … The team ran a converted time of 11:38.41 … Competed in the rare 1000 meter at the Boise State Challenge, taking third with a time of 2:57.11 … Competed in two meets throughout the season

– Best time in the 800m, her only event of the outdoor season, came at the Bulldog Invitational where she ran a 2:15.25 to place in sixth

– Finished second with a time of 2:17.31 in the 800m at the Boise State Team Challenge (2/14) … finished sixth with a time of 2:19.39 in the 800m at the Ed Jacoby Invitational/Multi (1/17) … part of the winning 4000m distance medley relay team with a time of 12:20.84 at the Boise State Team Challenge (2/14)

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN OUTDOOR (2013-14) - Ran a time of 5:15.27 in the 1,500-meter at the Sacramento State Hornet Invitational ... Competed in the 800-meter dash at the Sacramento State Mondo Mid Major Challenge finishing 12th with a time of 2:23:31

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN INDOOR (2013-14) - Finished 11th in the 800-meter dash at the Jacksons/NB Boise Indoor Invite running 2:24.39 ... Competed at the Bronco Invite running the 800-meter dash in a time of 2:24.37

FRESHMAN OUTDOOR (2012-13) - Did not compete (redshirt)

FRESHMAN INDOOR (2012-13) - Did not compete (redshirt)

HIGH SCHOOL - Earned four letters in track and three letters in soccer at Reno High School in Reno Nev. ... Captain of the soccer team in 2011 ... Top times include 800: (2:19.67) where the
team was named NIAA 4A Nevada State Champions

PERSONAL - Daughter of Brian and Jenifer Root ... Has a brother, Nick ... Twin sister Erika is also on the cross country team ... International Affairs major, looking to get into Global Politics ... Member of the Rotary Interact Club in high school, as well as Honors Society ... Enjoys camping, hiking, skiing, and going to Lake Tahoe ... Chose Nevada because of the location and coaching staff ... Lists sister as role model

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