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Sarah Jane Underwood
Sarah Jane  Underwood


Alexandria, Va.

High School:
West Potomac




Record 81 Student-Athletes Receive Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Awards

Nine post perfect 4.0 GPAs in 2015-16 to continue record-setting year for Nittany Lion student-athletes


White Team Claims Blue-White Intrasquad Meet

Nittany Lions to open indoor campaign Jan. 11 at Penn State Relays


Nittany Lions Both Second at LSU

Hill hits big effort in men's shot; Jones excels in sprints


Women's Track and Field in Prime Position Following Big Ten Day One

Nittany Lions score in long jump, shot put, and pentathlon to open conference championships


Creese Rips to 3:57.11 Mile

Sophomore sensation posts second-ranked time in the NCAA this season


On the National Stage... || 2013 Cross Country || Took 32nd at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships ... Finished 222nd at the NCAA Cross Country Championships with her time of 22:20.6

At the Big Ten Championships... || 2013 Cross Country || Finished 57th || 2013 Outdoor || Placed 14th in the 800, running 2:10.44 || 2013 Indoor || Was a member of the Nittany Lions' fifth-place distance medley ... The team clocked 11:21.39 in the effort

On the Course... || Did not compete || 2013 Cross Country || Opened the season with a fourth-place finish at the Dolan Duals ... Tallied a ninth-place finish at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational ... Finished 167th at Lehigh's Paul Short Run ... Placed 208th at the Pre-National Invitational || 2012 Cross Country || Ran unattached at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational, placing 43rd overall

Around the Track... || 2015 || Did not compete || 2014 Outdoor || Did not compete || 2014 Indoor || Opened the 2014 indoor season as a member of the first-place distance medley relay team (11:44.84) at the Penn State Relays ... Ran a lifetime-best time of 2:48.17 en route to a fourth-place in the 1,000-meter run at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Her time of 2:48.17 ranks third all-time in school history ... Posted a season-best time of 4:58.42 in the mile run at the SPIRE NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Invitational || 2013 Outdoor || Was a member of the Nittany Lions' fourth-place 4x1500 and sixth place DMR at Penn Relays ... Clocked a season-best 2:10.11 to finish second in the 800 at the LSU Battle on the Bayou ... Placed fourth in the 1500 (4:28.50) at the Crimson Tide Invitational at Alabama ... Finished second in the 800 at the Bucknell Team Challenge || 2013 Indoor || Clocked a PR 2:09.75 at the Penn State National, finishing fifth overall in the 800 ... Was a member of the winning 4x800 at the Penn State Relays, and winning DMR at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Finished second in the 1000 at the Nittany Lion Challenge, thanks to a PR 2:53.46 ... Placed fifth in her section of the 800 at the Washington Husky Classic, running 2:10.75

Before Penn State... || High School || Placed fourth in the 800 at the Virginia State Championships as a senior, following a victory in the event at her regional meet ... Was also a member of the fifth-place 4x800 at the state meet ... Finished fifth in the 1000 at the indoor state meet senior year, to go along with a silver-medal finish in the 4x800 ... Was a top 20 finisher at Cross Country States and also competed at the Foot Locker South Regional as senior ... Has run 2:09.38 for the 800 and 2:53.53 for the 1000 || Personal || Daughter of Mary and David Underwood ... Born October 2, 1993

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
800m 2:09.75 2:10.11
1000m 2:48.17 ***
1500m *** 4:28.50
Mile 4:55.23 ***


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