Women's Track

 

  Elisabeth Budd
Elisabeth Budd

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springfield, Mass.

High School:
Central HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
Hurdles/Sprints

Birthdate:
03/31/1984


  • Q&A With Elisabeth Budd, By Rachel Perrault of UMass Media Relations
  • FEATURE: Track Star Budd Overcomes Tragedy
  • 2005 LIVE AUDIO: Hear Elisabeth's Interview After Being Named The UMass Female Winter Scholar-Athlete

    2006 OUTDOOR TRACK UPDATE: At the Southern Connecticut Invitational (4/1) placed third in the 400-meter hurdles (1:06.63)... Took third place in the 400-meter hurdles (1:04.18) at the Brown Invitational (4/15)...At the UConn Invitational (4/22) placed 3rd in the 400-meter hurdles (1:05.81)...At the A-10 Championships (5/7) placed first in the 400-meter hurdles (1:02.95).

    2005-06 INDOOR TRACK: Competed at the Northeastern Invitational (12/3) and took second place (1:17.14) in the 500 meters, and 18th (27.53) in the 200 meters... at the Boston University Quad Meet (1/18) finished second (59.68) in the 400 meters and second (26.76) in the 200 meters... at the URI Sorlein Invitational (1/20) she took 20th place (28.60) in the 200 meters and came in first (1:18.08) in the 500 meters and finished 29th (28.60) in the 200 meters... Ran in the Boston Indoor Games (1/27) finishing 17th (27.99) in the 200 meters and second (1:16.07) in the 500 meters... at the Rhode Island Invitational (2/4) took first place (1:17.67) in the 500 meters... Competed at the Valentine Invitational (2/10) finishing sixth (1:16.61) in the 500 meters... at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/18) placed third (1:17.03) in the 500 meters...ran the 500 meters at the New England Championships (2/25) and finished 6th (1:16.50)...

    2004-05: Named the UMass Female Winter Scholar-Athlete ... top-ranked UMass sprinter in the 500 meters during the indoor season and the 400 meter hurdles during the outdoor season ... earned Second-Team All-Atlantic 10 honors in the 500 meters, finished second at the New England Indoor Championships (2/26) with the school's third fastest time (1:15.46) and took 14th at the ECAC Indoor Championships (3/6) ... took fourth running a 1:04.99 at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championships (5/8) in the 400 meter hurdles and sixth with a time of 1:05.09 at the New England Outdoor Championships (5/16) ... during the outdoor season, finished among the top-eight in all six meets she raced in highlighted by a second-place finish at the UConn Select Invitational (4/30) where she posted a season-best 1:04.36 in the 400 meter hurdles ... during the indoor season, took second at the A-10 Indoor Championships with her time of 1:16.51 in the 500 meters ... won three races, took second three times and had one fourth-place finish during the season.

    2003-04: 2004 CoSida Academic All-America nomination ... A-10 champion (2/21) in the indoor 500 meters (1:16.12) ... named to the Atlantic 10 Indoor and Outdoor All-Conference team ... also a member of the A-10 Indoor All-Academic team ... during the outdoor season, finished 11th in the 400-meter hurdles (1:04.89) at the New England Championships (5/8) ... recorded her fastest time of the season in the 400-meter hurdles (1:04.00) at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships (5/2) where she earned second-team all-conference honors ... won the 400-meter hurdles at the New Hampshire Invitational (4/24) with a time of 1:07.75 ... during the indoor season, finished seventh in the 500 meters (1:16.66) at the New England Championships after winning the Atlantic 10 title one week earlier ... finished second at the Adidas Boston Classic (1/30) in the 500 meters (1:17.72) and 16th overall (won her section) in the 200-meter dash (26.34).

    2002-03: Ran third leg of the indoor 4x400M relay that placed fifth at the A-10 Championships ... led the team in the outdoor 400 meters with a time of 57.29 seconds ... placed seventh in the 400 meters at the A-10 Indoor Championships ... placed sixth in 400 meters at the A-10 Outdoor Championships ... ran lead leg of the 4x400 meter relay that placed third at the A-10 Outdoor Championships with a time of 3:53.30 ... named to the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

    Central HS: Four-year letterwinner in indoor and outdoor track and field and swimming and diving at Central HS as well as a three year letter winner in cross country ... named to the All-League team her senior year for cross country ... named to the All-Western Massachusetts Second-Team her senior year for track and field ... recipient of the Milton Orcott Award for swimming ... also a four year participant in student government.

    Personal: Born March 31, 1984 in Springfield, Mass ... daughter of Jeannie and Robert Budd .. double majoring in psychology and history.

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