Sarah Whalen
Sarah Whalen
Height: 5-5
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Bethel, Conn.
High School: Bethel

Before Quinnipiac: Graduated from Bethel High School in 2013 after lettering four times in cross country…Also lettered three times in swimming and twice in track and field while at Bethel…She was named team captain for her senior year…Dominated from her first varsity season as she holds the Bethel High School cross country course record for her freshman, junior and senior year…Broke out in her junior year (2011), placing 10th (6:37 average mile) at the Class MM Stats at Wickham Park, qualifying for the State Open…Whalen’s break through is the first time Bethel sent a runner to the State Open in 10 years…Ran the State Open at Hommonassett Park and placed 87th overall with a mile pace of 6:43…Blossomed into a dynamic runner her senior year as she recorded two individual race victories as well as two runner-up finishes…Was an honor roll student all four years at Bethel.

Personal: Born in Danbury, Conn. and raised in Bethel, Conn…Daughter of John and Heather Whalen…Has one younger brother Jack…Plans to major in nursing.