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Liz Wellman
Liz  Wellman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Randolph, N.J.

High School:
Randolph

Height:
5-7

Event:
XC/Mid-Distance/Distance

Birthdate:
03/11/1996

Major:
Economics

11/10/2017

Cross Country Runs at NCAA Regionals in Tuscaloosa

Meet Wraps Another Fall for Smolka's Squad

10/28/2017

Seven Cross Country Runners Achieve New Bests at C-USA Championship

11 Owls Will Move on to NCAA South Regional

10/27/2017

Men's and Women's Cross Country is Mississippi-Bound for C-USA Championship

Owl Men Run at 10 a.m. EST, and Women at 11 a.m., at Choctaw Trails

10/07/2017

Cross Country Teams Each Garner Top Three Showings at Disney

Men Place Second and Women Third at WWOS

09/23/2017

Cross Country Back in Stride at Mountain Dew Invite

13 PR Set or Tied by Owl Men and Women

12/01/2014

Girls on the Run Event

FAU Women's Cross Country participated in the annual Girls on the Run 5k on Nov. 23, 2014.

Personal Records

  • 5K (XC): 18:12
  • 6K (XC): 22:06
  • 800m (indoor): 2:17.68
  • 800m (outdoor): 2:16.61
  • 1500m (outdoor): 4:36.30
  • 1 mile (indoor): 4:56.31
  • 3000m (indoor): 10:02.43
  • 3000m (outdoor): 10:10.80

All-Time Program Top Showings:

  • 5K (XC): 7th, 18:11.80
  • 6K (XC): 5th, 22:05.81
  • 800 meters (indoor): 8th, 2:16.11
  • 1 mile (indoor): 3rd, 4:56.31
  • 3,000 meters (indoor): 10:02.43
  • Distance medley relay (indoor) - Tara Cripe, Sitia Martinez, Carydaliz Fontanez and Wellman: 1st, 12:04.60
  • Distance medley relay (indoor) - Tara Cripe, Jayla Reeves, Carydaliz Fontanez and Wellman: 3rd, 12:11.34
  • Distance medley relay (indoor) - Bethany Hardcastle, Berneta Boldin, Carydaliz Fontanez and Wellman: 4th, 12:12.36
  • 800 meters (outdoor): 11th, 2:16.61
  • 1,500 meters (outdoor): 4th, 4:36.30
  • 3,000 meters (outdoor): 3rd, 10:10.80
  • 4x800 meter relay (outdoors): 2nd, 9:10.51

2016-17 (Junior)
Cross Country:

  • In the season opener, the FAU Invitational, placed eighth overall at 19:26
  • Placed 34th out of 121 runners at the Gator XC Invite (19:20)
  • Ran a 19:07 for 25th place at the FSU Invitational
  • Topped the squad and was 11th overall with a time of 19:04 at the USF Invitational
  • Again led the Owls and set a season-low mark - of 27 seconds - at 18:37 to place 34th at the Conference USA Championships
  • In her first 6K, once more was the first FAU finisher at the NCAA South Regionals, finishing at 22:58. She gained a remarkable eight spots between the 5K mark and the finish line

Indoor T&F:

  • Opened the indoor season by finishing fifth in the 1 mile (5:08.64) at the UAB Blazer Invitational
  • Again in the 1 mile, was 10th at the C-USA Indoor Championships, running nearly 10 seconds faster (4:59.56)
  • Also combined there with the rest of the Distance Medley relay squad for a 12:27.09 mark

Outdoor T&F:

  • In her first-ever outdoor meet, the Hurricane Invitational, was third in a field of 30 in the 1,500 meters (4:38.06)
  • Placed ninth in the 1,500 the next time out, the Hurricane Collegiate Invite (4:44.42)
  • Combined with three others at the Florida Relays, in the 4x800, to finish 10th (9:10.51). It is the second-fastest time in FAU history
  • Set a PR and was eighth in the 800 meters at the Miami Alumni Invitational (2:16.61)
  • Moved into the 1,500 meter finals at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships, qualifying with a ninth-place showing (4:41.27)

2015-16 (Sophomore)
Cross Country:

  • Placed fourth at the FAU Collegiate Invitational
  • Set her season low at the Gator Cross Country Invitational, leading the team in 27th with a time of 18:51
  • Was also the top Owl at the FSU Invitational, in 15th, at 19:01, and at the USF Cross Country Invitational in 11th place
  • Was just behind that at the C-USA Cross Country Championships, finishing in 18:58 and placing second on the squad and 38th overall

Indoor T&F:

  • Won the mile at the UNC Art and Linda Maillet UNC Open, in 5:05.20
  • Had her season best in the 1 mile at the Akron Invitational (5:02.60)
  • A part of the Distance Medley Relay team that took ninth (12:12.36) at the C-USA Indoor Championships – ranked fourth on FAU All-Time list
  • Member of the C-USA Commissioner Honor Roll
2014-15 (Freshman): 
  • FAU's top finisher at C-USA Championships coming in 30th in the 5K with a career-best time of 18:12.8, which puts her in seventh place in this event on FAU's All-Time list
  • First race was 5K at the UF Invitational where she came in 34th with a time of 18:24.63 and is the ninth best time on FAU's All-Time list
  • Came in seventh at the Disney Cross Country Classic with a time of 18:27.25 in the 5K
  • Ran her first collegiate 6K at the NCAA South Regional Championships and captured fifth on FAU's All-Time list with a time of 21:28.8
  • Finished the indoor season ranked 10th in the 800m and fifth in the mile in C-USA
  • Part of the distance medley relay team that set a new school record at the C-USA Indoor Championships (12:04.60)
  • Took seventh out of 55 runners in the indoor 3000m at the Samford Invitational and set a personal best time (10:02.43)
  • Finished first in the indoor 1-mile (5:05.20) at the UNC Open
  • Was the top finisher for the Owls and set a personal best in indoor 800m (2:17.68) at the Jimmy Carnes Invitational
  • Was also part of the DMR team that took first at that meet (12:19.17)
  • In indoor, she holds the seventh best time in school history in the 800m, third in the mile, fifth in the 3000m, and first, third, and 10th in the DMR
  • Qualified for finals in the 1500m at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a prelim time of 4:53.80
  • Set a personal best time of 4:36.30 in the outdoor 1500m at the Florida Relays and in the outdoor 3000m (10:10.80) at the Penn Relays
  • Earned third in the outdoor 1500m (4:40.78) at the UCF Twilight Invitational
  • Finished the outdoor season ranked third in the 3000m and 12th in the 1500m in C-USA
  • Named to the FAU Fall and Spring 3.0+ lists and the 2014-15 C-USA Honor Roll
High School:
  • Attended Randolph High School and competed under head coach Kevin Higgins
  • Named all-conference, all-area and all-county
  • Was an All-American in the 4x1600 in 2012 and 2013
  • Helped her cross country team win the state championship
  • Named Student of the Year in 2013 by the Randolph Education Association
Personal:
  • Majoring in economics
  • Daughter of Mark and Tami Wellman
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