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Elsbeth Denton
Elsbeth Denton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Vestavia Hills, Ala.

High School:
Vestavia Hills

Event:
Distance



12/14/2012

Alabama Student-Athletes Slated To Receive Degrees Saturday

A total of 15 graduates will suit up for Alabama in the BCS National Football Championship Game on Jan. 7 in Miami, including 11 who earned degrees this semester

Career Bests:
• 800m - 2:17.40
• 1,500m - 4:29.55
• Mile - 4:57.49
• 4k XC - 15:04.44
• 5k XC - 18:07
• 6k XC - 22:07.51

Sophomore (2010-11)
Competed in all six cross country meets ... finished 76th at the NCAA South Region Championships with the best 6k time of her career at 22:07.51 ... was 48th at the SEC meet ... was the Tide's third finisher at the Pre-National meet ... came in 23rd at the Crimson Classic.

Freshman (2009-10)
Competed in all but one race during the cross country season while running in the Tide's top seven ... placed 17th at the Crimson Classic with a season-best 5,000m time of 18:36.00 ... finished 54th at the SEC Cross Country Championships ... turned her personal-best 6,000m time of 22:22.72 at the NCAA South Region Championships where she finished 71st ... on the track, competed in the 800m, 1,500m and mile ... posted a personal best time of 2:17.40 in the 800m at the Alabama Relays, finishing 12th ... ran a personal best 4:57.49 in the preliminaries of the mile at the SEC Indoor Championships ... named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

Prep and Personal
Coached by Brett Huber and Tom Jennings...member of the 2005 Indoor State Championship team...named most valuable runner 2006-2008...helped lead the 4x800m relay team to an indoor state championship in 2006...recorded a second place finish at the 2007 State Cross Country Championships...member of the National Honors Society, Spanish Honors Society and Key Club...Parents: Jeff and Gracia Denton...Siblings: William and Reed...Birthday: July 12, 1990.