SaraBeth Oppermann –
Major: Behavioral Science
High School: A.I. duPont
Hometown: Hockessin, Del.
Awards: 2013: CACC Fall All-Academic; Wilmington Academic All-Star; Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society Second Year Honoree 2012: Wilmington Academic All-Star; Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society Inductee
2013: Competed in all six meets for the Wildcats as a senior – best finish was a 17th place finish at the WUXC Invite to kick off the season – fastest 5K time was the UMass Dartmouth Invite in 220:56.99 – fastest 6K time of the year was the Princeton Cross Country Invite in 26:14. Placed 34th overall at the CACC Championship in 22:19.
2012: Ran the first two meets of the season before an injury set in and forced a medical red-shirt year
High School: Four year participant on the cross country and track teams at Alexis I. DuPont High School – Honor Roll and Academic Honors student
Personal: SaraBeth Linn Oppermann – daughter of Buddy and Debbie Oppermann – has an older sister, Amy Blithe Oppermann – sister, Amy, ran cross country and track at the University of Delaware (1988-91), majoring in behavioral science at Wilmington University with aspirations of becoming a child psychologist – from Hockessin, Del. – favorite athlete is Mary Cain (17), the youngest American athlete to ever represent the US at a World Championship meet – other than running, she would like to be surfing – her favorite movies of all time is Blue Crush – the most played songs on her iPod is the entire Imagine Dragons album “Night Vision”.