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Elkanah Linder
Elkanah Linder
Height: 5-6
Year: Gr.
Hometown: Townshend, Vt.
High School: Vermont Academy
Major: Pharmacy

Career Honors

 

2x D2ADA Academic Achievement Award (2016-17; 2017-18)

8x Dean's List Honors

One 4.0 GPA Semester

 

Collegiate Personal Records: 24:27.8 (5K) | 27:27.6 (6K)

 

TFRRS Performance List

 

2019:

  • Ran her first CACC Championship in a sesaon-best  time of 24:27.8 (10/27)
  • Eclipsed her prior season-best by nearly a minute and a half, clocking in at 27:27.6 at Rowan's Inter-Regional Border Battle (10/19)
  • Bettered her season-best time by over 50 seconds after running a 28:55.3 to place in the top-half of the field at the Jack Saint Clair Memorial (10/12)
  • Ran her first career collegiate 6K, finishing in 29:24.1 at the Delaware Invitational (9/28)
  • Crossed in 25:02.2 in her first career collegiate race at the season-opening Philadelphia Metropolitan Championship (9/7)

Prior to USciences:

  • Tennis Team MVP for Vermont Academy all four years
  • Two-time Lakes Region Tennis All-Star...Lakes Region No. 1 Singles Champion, 2012 and 2015
  • Team captain
  • Member of National Honor Society, earning high honors every marking period
  • Also played soccer and basketball and ran cross country

Personal: 

  • Oldest child of Moss and Elizabeth Linder
  • Both parents played tennis in college; father at Wesleyan and mother at Pomona
  • Chose USciences because of its legacy for pharmacy and it’s a place where students can be devoted students and student-athletes
  • Ended her USciences tennis career as all-time winningest singles and doubles player in program history