Sidney Root
Sidney  Root


Reno, Nev.

High School:
Reno HS


Record number of Wolf Pack student-athletes earn Academic All-Conference honors

Total of 63 student-athletes from fall sports are honored for academic successes.


Gallop shines at Mountain West Championships

Now holds freshman record, third on all-time list


Nevada tops Utah at Chase Race

Adams leads Pack


Nevada tops Utah at Chase Race

Adams leads Pack


Cross country shines in potential for 2016

Trip to Pre-Nationals highlights regular season meets


2015 Mountain West Cross Country Championships

Photos from the 2015 Mountain West Cross Country Championships at Montreux Golf Course.

Track &Field Bio

SENIOR (2016)  - Competed in every race of the season … logged a 32 second personal record at the Mountain West Championships with a time of 22:17 … finished her career on the all-time list at 29 with her 6K personal record

JUNIOR (2015) - Came in 12th at the Nevada Twilight Classic with a time of 15:29, 15th on the 5K all time list ... Also made the jump to 34th on the 6K all time list after the Sundodger Invitational … was named a 2015-16 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete

SOPHOMORE (2014) - Finished 26th with a time of 16:02 to start the season at the Nevada Twilight Classic ... Ran a 6K time of 23:36 at the WCC Preview Meet

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2013) - Competed in one meet, the Santa Clara Bronco XC Invitational 6k.

FRESHMAN (2012) -Redshirt (did not compete)

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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