6K – 23:23.0 (Salty Dog Invitational, 2013)
2014 (Junior): Opened her season at the Princeton Invitational, taking 239th in 25:21.0… Cut her race time by more than a minute, crossing the finish line in 24:02.4 (87th), at the Patriot League Championships… Placed 177th at the Mid-Atlantic Regionals, coming across the finish line in 24:37.0.
2013 (Sophomore): Ran in all six races throughout the season… Recorded her fastest time of the season at the Salty Dog Invitational, coming across the finish line 23:23.0 (55th)… Took 69th at the Leopard Invitational, coming across the finish line in 24:22.2… Ran the Patriot League Championships in 25:23.1, finishing 89th overall… Competed in the final race of the season at the Mid-Atlantic Regionals, taking 176th in 23:50.2.
2012 (Freshman): Made her collegiate debut at the Salty Dog Invitational, taking 92nd in 25:26.0… Finished the Paul Short Gold Run in 25:58.0, taking 350th overall… Ran the final race of the season at the MAAC Championships, finishing 64th in 24:37.0.
Before Loyola: Earned three cross country, three indoor track & field and four outdoor track & field letters at Paul VI High School... Helped Eagles to sixth-place finish at South Jersey Shootout, second at South Jersey Parochial Championships and second at South Jersey Open... Two-year captain of cross country team... All South Jersey Senior Team selection by South Jersey Speaker Series... All-Conference selection... All-Parochial honoree as a senior... National Honor Society member... Member of Good Samaritan Club and Ambassador's Club.
Personal: Sara Elizabeth Gilson... Daughter of Diane and William Gilson... Graduated third in her high school class... Majoring in psychology.