Elianna Shwayder
Elianna Shwayder
Year: Senior
Hometown: Saline, Mich.
High School: Saline
Major: Human Evolutionary Biology
House Affiliation: Currier

2016 (Junior)
USTFCCCA All-Region ... All-Ivy League second team ... Finished 191st at the NCAA Championships with a time of 21:23.1 ... Placed 20th at the NCAA Regional Championship ... At the Ivy League Heps XC Championships, ran a time of 20:51.7 to finish 12th ... Finished in third place at the NEICAAA XC Championships with a time of 17:46.1 (5K) ... Finished 27th at the UW Cross Country Invitie with a time of 20:55.6 ... Crossed the finish line with a time of 19:24.9 at HYP to finish eighth.

2015 (Sophomore)

Placed 11th at HYP in 17:53 to help Harvard win the championship ... Placed 38th at the Coast to Coast Battle of Beantown in 17:47.6 ... Second Harvard finisher at the Wisconsin Adidas Invite in 21:13.3 ... Second Harvard finisher at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, placing 25th in 22:06.9.

2014 (Freshman)
Placed 22nd (18:35.3) at H-Y-P, her first collegiate meet … Posted a time of 18:26 at the Battle of Beantown run at Franklin Park … Competed at the Paul Short Invitational, recording a time of 22:05 … Third Harvard finisher at the Princeton Invitational, registering a time of 22:40 … Finished with a time of 21:48.8 at Heps. 

Before Harvard

Personal Bests:
One Mile
 – 4:53.98
3200 Meters –

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.