Elsbeth Denton
Elsbeth Denton


Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Vestavia Hills

Career Bests
• 800 meters - 2:17.40
• 1,500 meters - 4:29.55
• Mile - 4:57.49

Cross Country
• 4 kilometers - 15:04.44
• 5 kilometers - 18:07
• 6 kilometers - 22:07.51

Sophomore (2010-11)
Cross Country
Competed in all six cross country meets ... finished 76th at the NCAA South Region Championships with the best 6 kilometer 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.

Indoor Season
Ran the Tide's best time in the mile on the season with 5:02.52 finish to come in 13th at the SEC Championships ... finished sixth in the mile at the Adidas Classic with 5:11.59.

Outdoor Season
Competed and placed 20th in the SEC Championships in the 800 meters with a time of 2:15.02 ... had a season-best 1,500 meters with a 4:32.75 finish to earn 16th at the SEC Championships ... finished fourth in the Alabama Relays 1,500 meters with a time 4:41.56 ... also finished fourth in the Tiger Track Classic 3,000 meters with a time of 10:02.47 ... named to the SEC Spring Honor Roll.

Freshman (2009-10)
Cross Country
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-kilometer time of 18:36.00 ... finished 54th at the SEC Cross Country Championships ... turned in a then personal-best 6-kilometer time of 22:22.72 at the NCAA South Region Championships where she finished 71st.

Indoor Season
Ran a personal best 4:57.49 in the preliminaries of the mile at the SEC Indoor Championships

Outdoor Season
Posted a personal best time of 2:17.40 in the 800 meters at the Alabama Relays, finishing 12th ... 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 4x800-meter relay team to an indoor state championship in 2006 ... recorded a second place finish at the 2007 state cross country championships ... was a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and Key Club ... is the daughter of Jeff and Gracia Denton.