Talitha Elbert | Distance

169Talitha-Elbert_IMG_7076.jpgHeight: 5-8

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Ramstein, Germany

Previous School: Ramstein American 

Major: Secondary Education - Health and Physical Education

2012-13 Bests
400 meter dash: 1:03.99 (GPAC Championships)
600 yard run: 1:39.03 (UNK Invite)
600 meter run: 1:52.04 (GPAC Championships)
200 meter dash: 27.43 (GPAC Championships)
400 meter dash: 1:02.16 (NWU Open)

High School
Tallie ran for four years at Ramstein American high school in Ramstein, Germany ... She competed in cross country and track ... Team captain for two years in each ... In cross country she was named All-Europe second team in 2009 and 2010 ... In track she earned All-Europe first team honors in 2010 and 2011 and All-Europe second team honors in 2012 ... She was on the 4x800m relay team that holds the school record ... Her cross country team were back-to-back Division one champions ... Her track team placed second in the Division 1 European championships in 2010 and 2011 ... Graduated with honors and received an AP scholar award.

Born October 29 in Ada, Oklahoma ... Daughter of Tom and Susan Elbert ... Has three brothers, Toby, Stuart, and Nathan ... Toby is a Concordia Alumnus and Stuart currently attends Concordia.