Sierra Lax
Sierra Lax
Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbus, Ind.
Last School: Columbus North HS
Experience: 3L

2018

  • Competed in five events
  • Posted two top-25 finishes
  • Finished eighth at the Belmont Opener with a 5K time of 19:25.65
  • Placed 23rd at the OVC Championship with a 8K time of 18:30.2

2017

  • Finished 110th at NCAA South Region 6K in PR time of 22:13.6
  • Placed 23rd at OVC Championships 5K in PR time of 18:15.0

2016

  • Finished 155th at NCAA South Region 6K in 23:17.1
  • Placed 38th at OVC Championships 5K in 18:34.0
  • Ran 5K season best 18:30.2 at Joe Piane Invitational to place 93rd

Prior to Belmont

Prepped at Columbus North High under coach Rick Weinheimer ... Recorded sixth-best all-time mark in Cross Country at CNHS ... Owns third all-time best time in 3200m and has fourth-best all-time mark in 1600m ... Helped CNHS to third place finish in 2012, 2013 and 2015 at State Cross Country meet ... FirstTeam All-State in Cross Country (2013, 2014) ... First Team All-State in the 3200m (2013) ... Named MVP for Track in 2016 ... Four-year state meet qualifier in Cross Country ... Qualified for State Track and Field meet in 3200m (2014, 2015) ... Qualified for State Track and Field meet in 1600m (2015, 2016) ... Served as team captain as a senior in both cross country and track and field ... Received Athletic Senior Award.

Personal

Interested in majoring in Business ... Former teammate of current Belmont XCTF athletes Kaden Eaton and Chase Ballard ... Lists favorite athletes as Alexi Pappas and Mackenzie Caldwell.

Personal Records

1500m (Outdoor): 4:52.11
Mile (Indoor): 5:33.21
3000m (Indoor): 10:20.97
5000m (Outdoor): 17:47.35
5K (XC): 18:15.0
6K (XC): 22:13.6