Sara James
Sara James
Year: FR
Hometown: Paxton, Mass.
High School: Waschusetts Regional
Events: Jumps
Major: Business

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 200m: 28.63 (2018-19 at Terrier Classic)
    • 800m: 2:33.26 (2018-19 at URI Coaches Tribute)
    • High Jump: 1.60 (2018-19 at Terrier Classic)
    • Long Jump: 5.01 (2018-19 at Beantown Challenge)
    • Shot Put: 9.79 (2018-19 at Sorlien Invitational)
  • Outdoor
    • 200m: 29.67 (2018-19 at Bryant Black & Gold Invitational)
    • 100m Hurdles: 17.22 (2018-19 at UConn Northeast Challenge)
    • High Jump: 1.58 (2018-19 at New England Championship)
    • Javelin: 34.96 (2018-19 at Bryant Black & Gold Invitational)
    • Long Jump: 4.95 (2018-19 at Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational)
    • Shot Put: 9.01 (2018-19 at Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2019 Atlantic 10 Indoor All-Rookie Team (High Jump)

2018-19

  • Indoor:
    • Finished 16th in the high jump (1.50m) and 51st in the 200m (29.29s) at the Boston University Season Opener.
    • Finished seventh at the URI Pentathlon with 2906 total points.
    • Finished 14th in the high jump (1.56m) and 20th in the long jump (5.01m) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Finished 12th in the high jump (1.53m), 19th in the shot put (9.79m), 19th in the long jump (4.78m), and 25th in the 200m (29.12s) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished 12th in the high jump (1.60m) and 142nd in the 200m (28.63s) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Finished 12th in the high jump (1.53m), 18th in the 800m (2:33.26), 23rd in the shot put (9.53m), and 28th in the long jump (4.47m) at the URI Coaches Tribute.
    • Finished fifth n the long jump (4.93m) at the Brown Invitational.
    • Finished eighth in the high jump (1.55m) and 12th in the pentathlon (3082 pts) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • Outdoor:
    • Finished third in the high jump (1.55m), ninth in the javelin (34.96m), 12th in the 100m hurdles (17.60s) and 41st in the 200m (29.67s) at the Bryant Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Finished sixth in the javelin (33.07m), 11th in the high jump (1.56m), 14th in the 100m hurdles (17.72s) and 29th in the 200m (29.79s) at the Minutemen Invitational.
    • Finished 12th in the high jump (1.52m), 20th in the 100m hurdles (17.22s), and 23rd in the long jump (4.89m) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished eighth in the javelin (30.42m), 14th in the 100m hurdles (17.29s) and 17th in the long jump (4.59m) at the Holy Cross Invitational.
    • Finished ninth in the high jump (1.55m), 12th in the long jump (4.95m), 23rd in the 100m hurdles (17.16s), 25th in the shot put (9.01m), and 29th in the 200m (30.56s) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational.
    • Finished ninth in the heptathlon (3896 points) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished 10th in the high jump (1.58m) at the New England Championship.

High School

  • Attended Wachusett Regional High School.
  • Member of the soccer, basketball, and indoor and outdoor track teams.
  • Captained the soccer team in 2016 and 2017 and the indoor and outdoor track teams in 2017 and 2018.
  • Named team MVP in 2018.
  • Earned Field Event Athlete of the Year 2014-2018.
  • Holds the record in the indoor/outdoor pentathlon, long jump, and 100 meter hurdles.
  • Track and field team was District Champions 2014-2018.

Personal

  • Born Sept. 29, 1999.
  • Daughter of Karen and Paul.
  • Has one brother, Eric.
  • Chose Rhode Island over UMass Amherst and Bryant.
  • Decided on Rhody because of the coaches, location, campus, team, and academics.
  • Favorite athlete is Alex Morgan.
  • Favorite team is the Boston Red Sox.
  • Majoring in Business.