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Sydney Hampton
Sydney  Hampton


Houston, Texas

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