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Lizzy Bader

Cross Country/Distance
Position
Graduate Student
Class
Kennett Square, Pa.
Hometown
Padua Academy
High School
Penn
Previous School
Lizzy Bader - Cross Country - Virginia Cavaliers

Virginia TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)
Penn TFRRS Profile

At Virginia: 

2024 Indoor 
• Opened the 2024 season by competing in the mile and 3000m at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet

2023 Cross Country 
• Competed at the Virginia Invitational where the Cavaliers placed third
• Ran a 6k at the XC23 Pre-National where the Cavaliers finished third as a team
• Named to the 2023 All-ACC Academic Cross Country team
• Helped the Cavaliers to a third-place team finish at the 2023 ACC Cross Country Championships

At Penn (2019-2023)

2023 Outdoor
• Competed in four meets during the outdoor season
• Set a career best in the 1500 with 4:26.24 at the Widener Invite (Apr. 21-22)
• Set a career best in the 3000 steeplechase with 10:30.35 while placing third at the Larry Ellis Invitational (Apr. 14-15)

2023 Indoor
• Competed in five meets during the indoor season
• Set a career best in the Mile with 4:48.99 at the Scarlet Knight Open (Feb. 3-4)
• Placed second in the mile at Scarlet Knight Open
• Placed in top ten in all events competed in the Ivy League Heptagonal Track & Field Championships, fourth in the Distance Medley Relay, eighth in the mile (F), and ninth in the mile (P)

2022 Cross Country
• Competed in five meets during the cross country season
• Set a career best in the 5k with 17:34.0 at the Panorama Farms XC23 Invitational (Oct. 15)
• Set a career best in the 6k with 20:41.1 at the Lehigh Paul Short Run (Sep. 30)
• Placed 10th in the 6k with 21:21.8 at the Ivy League Heptagonal Cross Country Championships (Oct. 28)
• Placed 23rd in the 6k with 20:59.5 at the NCAA Division I Mid-Atlantic Region Cross Country Championships (Nov. 11)

2022 Outdoor
• Competed in five meets during the outdoor season
• Set a career best in the 2000 Steeplechase with 7:02.74 at the Penn Challenge (Mar. 19)
• Placed first in the 2000 Steeplechase at the Penn Challenge
• Placed 10th in the 5000m with 17:34.92 at the Ivy League Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 7-8)

2022 Indoor
• Competed in five meets during the indoor season
• Set two career bests at the Ivy League Heptagonal Indoor Track & Field Championships, 3000m with 9:28.80, and the 5000m with 16:48.93
• Placed eighth in both the 3000m and 5000m at the Ivy League Heptagonal Indoor Track & Field Championships (Feb. 26-27)
• Placed fourth in the 3000m with 9:48.00 at the Villanova Invitational (Jan. 22)

2021 Cross Country
• Competed in six meets during the cross country season
• Set a career best in the three mile with 17:38.9 at the Main Line Invitational (Sep. 17)
• Placed 16th in the three mile at the Main Line Invitational
• Placed 42nd in the 6k with 21:38.4 at the NCAA Division I Mid-Atlantic Region Cross Country Championships (Nov 12)

2021 Outdoor
• Competed in the 3000m at the Penn Challenge, taking seventh with a time of 10:41.68
• Wrapped up season at Penn Challenge in the 3000m with a time of 10:41.68

2021 Indoor
• All 2020-21 Ivy League winter sports were canceled on November 12 due to a nationwide outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19.

2020 Cross Country
• All 2020 Ivy League fall sports were canceled on July 8 due to a nationwide outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19.

2020 Outdoor
• All 2020 Ivy League sports were canceled on Wednesday, March 11 due to a nationwide outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19.

2020 Indoor
• Competed in five meets during the indoor season, running in the mile or the 3,000m.
• Finished one spot out of scoring for Penn at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships (March 1), finishing seventh in the 3,000m in 9:52.07.
• Ran a season-best 9.40.52 at the BU David Hemery Valentines Invitational (Feb. 15) to place 53rd in the 3,000m.
• Won the 3,000m run at the Penn 8-Team Select, crossing the line in 9:54.69.
• Scored a top-five finish in the mile at Penn State’s Sykes Sabock Challenge (Feb. 8) in 4:57.19.
• Ran a season-best 4:54.69 at the Dr. Sander Columbia Challenge (Jan. 25).

2019 Cross Country
• Raced six times during her freshman cross country season, scoring in five of them, including the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional (Nov. 15).
• Helped Penn finish sixth in the regional with a 48th-place finish.
• Finished a season-best 23rd at the Fordham Fiasco (Sept. 7) as the third Quaker across the line.
• Scored at the Paul Short Run (Oct. 5) to guide Penn to a third-place finish of 38 teams, finishing the 6K in 21:02.1 in 67th.
• Finished 33rd at the PSU National Open (Oct. 18), the fourth Penn runner across the line.
• Placed 52nd at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships (Nov. 1).

High School:
• Del. No. 1 in the 1,600m and 3,200m
• 2019 Del. 1,600m state champion
• 2018 Del. cross country state champion and placed seventh at the Nike XC Southeast Regional.

Personal
• Pursuing a master’s degree in public health