Sophia Cologer
Sophia Cologer
Height: 5-5
Year: Junior
Hometown: Annapolis, Md.
High School: Broadneck
Position: Mid-Distance

2016 Outdoor: Ran in three distance events for the Retrievers in the spring... Set the school record in the 3,000m steeplechase at the ECAC Championships, finishing the race in 10:35.59... Set a new career best in the 5,000m at the Penn Relays with a time of 16:48.24... Also ran in the 1,500m, lowering her lifetime best to 4:38.59 at the Larry Ellis Invite... America East All-Academic Team.

2015-16 Indoor: Ran in three events for the Retrievers including the mile, 3,000m, and 5,000m runs... Had her best finish in the mile was at the Penn State Relays in a time of 5:10.30... Ran the 3,000m at the America East Championships with a personal best time of 10:03.49, while also running the 5,000m at the championships with a time of 17:28.68.

2015 Outdoor: Competed in distance events during the outdoor season for the Retrievers... She set a new school record in the 3,000m steeplechase, finishing the event in a time of 10:37.89, set at the Morgan State Legacy meet... Also competed in the 800m run, setting a season best time of 2:29.58 at the Big Dawg Invitational... Set a team best time of 17:29.48 in the 5,000m run at the Mason Spring Invitational. 

2014-15 Indoor: Ran in the mile and 3,000m runs for the Retrievers in the winter... Went on to place sixth at the America East Championships in the 3,000m run, posting a time of 10:05.50... Posted a season best time of 5:09.93 in the mile run at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge.

2014 Outdoor: Broke the school record in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Morgan State Legacy Meet and then reset it at the 2014 America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships… Bested the field at Morgan State with her run of 11:22.35 and then finished eighth at the conference meet in Vermont with and improved record time of 11:14.71… Also competed in the 800m and 1,500m events for the Retrievers during the spring season… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2013-14 Indoor: Ran in the 800m and one mile events during the winter season… Posted a top 800m time of 2:30.90 at the Patriot Games meet at George Mason. 

Background: Named an All-County track and field athlete by The Gazette in both 2010 and 2013… Won the Anne Arundel County title in the 800m as a senior in 2013, besting the field by six seconds… Helped Broadneck collect both the county and regional titles in cross country during her four years with the Bruins… Part of the 3200m relay which won the county championship in 2010 and the regional title in 2012… Awarded the Phoebe Kelly Award in 2013 which is given to the Broadneck female athlete who shows the most dedication and achievement in both sports and academics.

Personal: Daughter of Stavros and Elizabeth Cologer… Has one younger sibling, Themi… Plans to major in microbiology… Born May 30, 1995.