Elyse Prescott
Elyse  Prescott

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Urbandale, Iowa

High School:
Urbandale HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
06/12/1997


04/12/2017

Minnesota Wins 11 Titles at Hamline

The Gophers competed locally at the Hamline Women's Twilight meet on Wednesday evening

02/10/2017

PRs Abound at ISU Classic

As part of its three-meet weekend, a number of Gophers are competing at the Iowa State Classic Friday and Saturday

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2017 Season - Indoor: Competed unattached at five meets.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached at two meets.

High School: A 2016 graduate of Urbandale High School where she competed for coaches Dan Davis, Brooke Schupbach, and Randy Hutchison • four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track & field also earned two letters in basketball • three-time All-Central Iowa Conference and all-state honoree in cross country • earned back-to-back top-five finishes at the Iowa Class 4A State Cross Country Championship, finishing fourth as a senior and fifth as a junior in 2014 • led Urbandale to the 2015 IHSAA Girls Cross Country Class 4A State Championship team title, the school’s first in girls cross country • owns high school cross country personal bests of 14:33.90 for 4K (2014) and 18:14.90 for 5K (2015) • on the track, was a two-time All-Central Iowa Conference and all-state honoree • All-Central Iowa Conference champion in the 4x800m relay as a senior • 10-time state qualifier for the IHSAA Girls Track & Field 4A State Championship competing in the 800m, 1,500m, 3,000m, 4x800m relay, and distance medley relay • earned five top-three state meet finishes • won the 4x800m relay (9:09.90), placed third in the 3,000m (9:45.72) and 1,500m (4:33.42), and took seventh in the 800m (2:15.54) at the 2016 IHSAA Girls Track & Field 4A State Championship as a senior • finished 10th in the 3,000m at the state meet as a junior • won the 4x800m relay state title, earned a state runner-up finish in the distance medley relay, took sixth in the 1,500m, and finished seventh in the 800m at the state championship as a sophomore to help Urbandale to the team state title • took 14th in the state in the 4x800m relay as a freshman • owns high school personal bests of 2:15.18 in the 800m (2014), 4:29.37 in the 1,500m (2016), 4:49.68 in the mile (2016), and 9:45.72 in the 3,000m (2016) • has held Urbandale school records in the 3,000m, 800m, 4x800m relay, and distance medley relay.

Personal: Born June 12, 1997 • daughter of Jay and Tami Prescott • has two siblings, Drew and Quinn • intends to major in kinesiology • mother Tami ran cross country and track & field at Iowa State • father Jay played basketball at Westmar College • brother Drew ran cross country and track & field at Creighton University, and brother Quinn was a member of the track & field team at the University of Northwestern St. Paul • National Honor Society member and honor roll student in high school.

Prescott's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:19.17 (UA) St. Thomas Invite (1/20/17)
Mile 4:59.27 (UA) Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)
3,000m 9:55.44 (UA) Iowa State Classic (2/10/17)
Prescott's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
5,000m 17:37.49 (UA) Hamline Invite (4/1/17)
3,000m Steeplechase 11:01.89 (UA) Hamline Twilight (4/12/17)

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