Women's Cross Country

Sidney Root
Sidney Root

RS Sophomore

Reno, Nev.

High School:
Reno High School




Cross Country: Competed in one meet, the Santa Clara Bronco XC Invitational 6k. Indoor: 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. Outdoor: 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.


Cross Country: Redshirt (did not compete). Indoor: Redshirt (did not compete) Outdoor: 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.