Elianna Shwayder
Elianna Shwayder
Year: Junior
Hometown: Saline, Mich.
High School: Saline
Position: Distance

Personal Bests:
1,500 Meters - 4:32.76 (O)
3,000 Meters - 9:42.24 (I)
5,000 Meters - 16:40.06 (O)
10,000 Meters - 34:40.83 (O)
Mile - 4:56.03 (I) 

Placed 11th in the 5000 at the Ivy League Indoor Championships with a time of 17:18.13 seconds … Posted career-bests in the outdoor 5000 and 10000, at the Virginia Challenge and Raleigh Relays, respectively, running a 16:40.06 and 34:40.83 … Placed sixth in the 10000 at the Ivy League Outdoor Championships with a time of 35:12.08 seconds. 

Ran a time of 5:09.07 in the mile at HYP … Placed fourth overall in the 4x880y relay with a time of 9:27.32 at HYP … Ran a 5:13.39 mile at Beantown Challenge … Ranked 13th at outdoor Heps in the 5K, clocking a time of 17:45.87. 

Before Harvard: Four-time letterwinner in cross country and track at Saline High School ... Took fourth place at Michigan State Cross Country Championships in 2013 … Six-time All-State competitor … Michigan state winner of Wendy's High School Heisman Award … Four-time New Balance Nationals All-American ... Led the cross country team to league and regional championships all four years ... Two-time SEC league XC Champion and three-time MHSAA Regional XC Champion ... Two-time MHSAA D1 Cross Country All-Stater in 2012 and 2013 with 6th and 4th place finishes respectively ... Senior year led the cross country team to a runner-up finish at the state finals ... Also a cross country captain during senior year ... Three-time cross country MVP. Ann Arbor Cross Country Runner of the Year in 2013 ... Contributed to team success in track and field, bringing home three SEC League Champion titles, three MHSAA Regional titles, and one runner-up MHSAA D1 State Trophy ... Earned four All-State Awards in MHSAA D1 Track and Field in the 4x800 and 3 All-State Awards in the 3200. 

Personal Bests:
One Mile – 4:53.98
3,200 Meters – 10:43.58