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Sarah Gorden
Sarah Gorden

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Elk Grove, Ill.

High School:
Conant

Event:
Hurdles/Sprints

07/31/2014

BIG EAST Announces 2013-14 All-Academic Team

Over 2,000 student-athletes across 22 sports honored for academic success

08/08/2013

151 DePaul Student-Athletes Earn BIG EAST All-Academic Honors

Blue Demons honored for a 3.0 GPA or higher in 2012-13 academic year

04/13/2013

Kasal, Gorden, Durrah Excel at Lee Calhoun Invitational

Talented sophomore trio notches BIG EAST Outdoor Championships qualifying marks on Saturday

04/06/2013

Blue Demons Rule at Chicagoland Championships

DePaul wins women's title and posts highest combined team score

02/16/2013

Sprinters Lead the Way at BIG EAST Indoor Championships

Vaughn, Tomu, Melto and Kasal in finals; Whittler sets school record

2012-13 (Sophomore): Joined the track team after helping lead the DePaul women's soccer team to the BIG EAST Championships and a 3-0 victory over Villanova in the first round of the playoffs.

2011-12 (Freshman): Joined track team after anchoring the backline for the DePaul women's soccer team, starting 17 matches and scoring the golden goal in a 2-1 overtime win over Minnesota.

Outdoor: Ran a career-best 1:05.07 in the 400m hurdles while winning the Purdue Open... finished third in the 400m hurdles at the DePaul Invitational in a time of 1:05.92... clocked a career-best 15.26 in the 100m hurdles at the Purdue Open where she finished fourth... won the 100m hurdles at the DePaul Invitational in a time of 15.86... came in fourth at the Chicagoland Championships with a time of 15.51.

High School: Three-time All-State performer in track, she was the state champion in the 100m high hurdles and second in the 300m low hurdles at the 2011 IHSA state track meet... indoor state champion in the 55m high hurdles in 2011... led Conant to third-place at the 2008 IHSA outdoor state track meet... Mid-Suburban League All-Academic Team... Conant honor roll... starred on seven-time state champion Eclipse Select club soccer team... Texas International Cup champion in 2011... third place at ECNL Nationals in 2011.

Personal: Daughter of Jeff and Sue Gorden... Jeff is a DePaul alumnus who ran track and cross country while Sue is a Blue Demon graduate who competed in tennis... has one brother, Jeffrey... planning to major in Communications.