Sophie Gitlin
Sophie Gitlin
  • Year:
    Sr.
  • Hometown:
    Pasadena, CA
  • High School:
    Flintridge Prep
  • Events:
    Distance
  • Major:
    Economics and Philosophy
  • College:
    Claremont McKenna

Bio



TFRRS Results

At CMS
Graduated ranked ninth in CMS history in the steeplechase (11:15.80).

2021-22 Track and Field (Senior)
All-SCIAC (steeplechase) ... Missed almost the entire spring season with an injury, but returned after a four-month absence at the SCIAC Championships to finish third in the steeplechase, earning All-SCIAC honors and helping CMS to the team title ... Finished in 11:39.30 to earn All-SCIAC for the second time as a senior, after winning the honor during cross country season in the fall as well ... Ran in the 3000 at the CMS Outdoor Indoor Distances Challenge Meet on January 29, setting a PR with a 10:44.86, before shutting down until the SCIAC Championship. 

2021 Cross Country (Senior)
First-Team All-SCIAC ... USTFCCCA All-West Region  ...
Helped CMS to its highest-ever finish at the NCAA Championships (second) as one of the five Athenas scorers ... Earned sixth place at the SCIAC Championships to take first-team all-league honors in 22:09.8 ... Had a 22:03.9 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational to finish fifth ... Ran a 22:18.1 at nationals to finish 79th ... Earned a time of 22:48.0 to finish 16th at the NCAA West Regionals and earn all-region honors ... Came in 22nd at the Division III Pre-Nationals in Louisville in a time of 21:32.6. 

2020-21 (Junior)
SCIAC All-Academic Team
... Athenas did not compete due to COVID-19. 

2019-20 (Sophomore)
Competed in three events before the suspension of spring sports ... Opened the year with a PR in the 3000 at the Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers with a 10:51.03 ... Ran in the 4x800 and the distance medley relay at the CMS Rossi Relays ... Came in second in the steeplechase at the first SCIAC Multi-Dual, a five-team event including Whittier, Occidental, Chapman and Caltech ... Also was an All-SCIAC and All-West Region winner in cross country season in the fall as one of the Athenas' top seven.  

2018-19 (First-Year)
Finished in fourth place in the steeplechase at the SCIAC Championships with a time of 11:15.80, earning five points for the Athenas at a meet they won by only three ... Moved into ninth place in school history in the steeple with her run at SCIACs ... Won the steeplechase at the second SCIAC Multi-Dual with a time of 11:27.71, and then finished second at the third SCIAC Multi-Dual in 11:23.46 ... Came in eighth at the Redlands Invitational in the 1500 with a time of 5:02.29. 

Prior to CMS
Attended Flintridge Prep, where she was a member of the cross country and track and field teams. 

Personal
Attends Claremont McKenna, where she has a dual major in economics and philosophy ... Also a member of the CMS cross country team in the fall.

News Mentions

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Brooke Simon, Emily Clarke win Major SCIAC Awards for CMS Women's Track and Field

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Brooke Simon was named the SCIAC Field Athlete of the Year, and Emily Clarke captured the Jennifer Stary Character Award in a...

May 10, 2022

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CMS Women's Track and Field Surges Past Redlands for Sixth Straight SCIAC Title

WHITTIER, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team trailed Redlands heading into the final two events, but had five of the...

May 1, 2022

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Harmon, Bloss Win Titles to Help Athenas Lead after Day One of SCIAC Track and Field Championships

WHITTIER, Calif. - Riley Harmon won a close battle for first in the steeplechase by less than a second, and Meredith Bloss added a title in the...

April 30, 2022