Sydney Hampton
Sydney  Hampton


Houston, Texas

High School:



#UTATop10: No. 1 - UTA claims cross country and track & field titles

John Sauerhage has led the Mavs to 27 team conference championships between the indoor, outdoor and cross country seasons.


Five cross country runners named to all-academic squad

Three hail from men's championship team


XC: Men's cross country runs to WAC title

Sauerhage named coach of the year; Martinez tabbed freshman of the year.


XC: UTA men finish sixth at Chile Pepper Invitational

Women place 17th against strong field in Arkansas.


XC: Men take second, women fifth at Notre Dame

Strong finishes for Mavericks in Gold Division race

Cross Country Highlights:
• Competed in all six meets for the Mavericks.
• Placed 21st at the Sun Belt Conference Championships with a time of 19:03.1 in the 5k race.
• Ran a 6k time of 22:56.7 to finish 82nd at the NCAA South Central Regional.

• Participated in the first five events of the year, including the WAC Championships.
• Placed 25th at the Western Athletic Conference Championships with a 5k time of 18:28.97.
• Finished 10th at the Louisiana Tech Mook 4 (13:36).
• Placed 24th at the UTA Season Opener with a 12:06.6 clocking in the 2-mile race.

• Ran in all six meets of the season as a true freshman.
• Placed 38th at the SLC Championships with an 8K time of 23:18.
• Finished the 10K at the South Central Regional in 25:06 to place 135th.
• Came in 29th at the UTA Season Opener, clocking a 12:33.

Indoor Highlights:
• Scored for UTA at the indoor meet with a seventh-place showing in the mile at the SBC Championships.
• Had a season-best time of 5:00.40 at the league championships.
• Won the mile at the Mark Colligan Memorial (5:01.70).
• Finished 11th in the prelims of the 800 meters at the league meet (2:17.98).

• Reached the finals of the mile at the WAC Championships, where she placed 10th (5:15.10).
• Posted a pair of under-5:00 miles, which included a second-place showing at the Varsity Apartments Invitational (4:59.79).
• Placed third in the 3000m at the Varsity Apartments Invitational with a season-best time of 10:23.39.

• Scored in two events at the Southland Conference Championships.
• Placed fourth in the mile run (5:05.08) at the league meet.
• Helped the medley relay team to a third-place showing at the SLC Championships.
• Had her best mile time of the year at the Texas 10-Team Invitational (4:58.23).

Outdoor Highlights:
• Participated in five meets on the year, competing primarily in the 1500 meters.
• Ran a 1500m time of 4:38.15 at the Texas Relays.
• Had a season-best clocking of 4:37.78 in the 1500m at the Crimson Tide Invitational.

• Placed seventh in the Western Athletic Conference in the 1500m (4:33.25), earning two points for the Mavs.
• Registered the fourth-fastest 1500m time in school history (4:29.96) at the Mt. SAC Invitational. • Won the 1500m at the Bobby Lane Invitational with a clocking of 4:32.77.
• Had a season-best 800m time of 2:15.07 at the Texas State Invitational.

• Competed in eight meets for the Mavericks.
• Ran a season-best 1500m time of 4:40.27 at the Beach Invitational.
• Had a time of 4:52.81 in the preliminaries of the 800m at the SLC Outdoor Championships.
• Was a member of the distance medley relay team at the Texas Relays.

• Was a member of the cross country and track and field team.
• Named the Houston Memorial HS MVP in her final three seasons.
• Was an individual regional qualifier in cross country in 2009 and 2010.
• Helped her cross country team to regionals in her final three seasons.
• Track and field district champion in the 800m and 1600m in 2010.
• Clocked a high-school best time of 1:00.3 in the 400m, 2:17.40 in the 800m, 5:10 in the 1600m and 11:52 in the 2-mile run.
• Member of the National Honor Society and Distinguished Honor Roll.

• Is the daughter of Steve Hampton and Sharon Jones.
• Has four sisters and three brothers.
• Majoring in nursing.


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