Sara Kebede
Sara  Kebede

RS Sophomore

San Clemente, Calif.

High School:
San Clemente


Middle Distance


Indoor Year:


142 Tulane Student-Athletes Named to American All-Academic Team

Women's Cross Country/Track & Field led the way with 34 honorees

Kebede's Career Best Performances
Event Time (Date)
800 Meter 2:17.35 (2/8/14)
1,000 Meter 3:07.59 (1/10/14)
One Mile 5:25.19 (1/15/16)
800 Meter 2:14.49 (4/4/14)
1,500 Meter 4:41.29 (4/18/14)

2015-16 (Redshirt Sophomore)

Indoor Track and Field: 
Competed in four meets on the season…posted results in the one mile run and the distance medley…owned the fifth-best time in the one mile run, which she set at the UAB Blazer Invitational (1/15), earning a personal best 5:25.19 time…recorded a time of 12:58.04 at the BSC Panther Icebreaker (12/4/15) in the distance medley alongside Dana Ohlson, Alicia Meyer and Jessica Adamson…earned a time of 13:00.28 at the LSU Purple Tiger (1/8) in the distance medley alongside Jessica Adamson, Madeline Held and McKenzie Melius…notched a time of 13:06.20 in the distance medley at the Vulcan Invitational (1/16) alongside Sarah Marvin, Dominique Hever and McKenzie Melius.

2014-15 (Sophomore)

Indoor Track and Field: Did not compete during the indoor track and field season.

Outdoor Track and Field: Did not compete during the outdoor track and field season.

2013-14 (Freshman)

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in three regular-season meets, as well as the Conference USA Indoor Championships...participated in the 800 meter run, the 1,000 meter run, the one mile and the distance medley relay...scored points for the team at the C-USA Indoor Championships (2/28) in the distance medley relay, running 11:59.49, good for fourth place...ran on all three distance medley relay teams on the season, including the team's top mark of 11:45.72 at the Washington Husky Classic (2/14) that doubled as the sixth-best mark in school history in the event at season's end ...posted a 2:17.35 finish in the 800 meters at the Washington Husky Classic (2/15)...finished eighth in the 1,000 meters at the UAB Blazer Indoor Invitational (1/10) with a time of 3:07.59...also competed in the one mile at the UAB Blazer Indoor Invitational (1/11), finishing in 5:28.27.

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in seven regular-season meets on the season...participated in the 800 meter run and the 1,500 meter run...posted a personal-best time of 2:14.49 in the 800 meter run at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival (4/4), finishing eighth...won two event titles in the 800 meter run: at the South Alabama Invitational (2:15.59 on 4/12) and at the Southern Miss Invitational (2:18.74 on 3/15)...won the event title and set a personal-best time of 4:41.29 in the 1,500 meter run at the Southeastern Louisiana Invitational (4/18)...also won the event title in the 1,500 meter run at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/19) with a time of 4:43.35.

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors, as well as the C-USA Academic Medal for maintaining a cumulative-GPA of 3.75 or better.

About Sara Kebede

Prep: A four-time letterwinner in track (three in outdoor and one in indoor), as well as a four-time letterwinner in cross country at San Clemente High School in San Clemente, Calif...competed in the 400, 800 and 1600 meter races during the track and field season, while taking part in the 3 mile and 5K during the cross country season...earned the outstanding distance athlete award during her junior outdoor season from San Clemente High School...named the scholar athlete during her sophomore, junior and senior outdoor seasons...team captain during her senior campaign...named all-state in the 4 x 400 as a freshman and in the 4 x 800 as a freshman...earned all-region honors in the 800 meters and the 4 x 400 meter relay.

Personal: Born Sara Nicole Kebede on January 31, 1995...daughter of Gayle and Mizanu Kebede...has one older sister, Elsa.