Women's Track & Field

Sommer Fanney
Sommer Fanney
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Burlington, N.C.
High School: Williams
Events: Distance, Middle Distance
Major: English
Minor: Music

2016-17

  • she led the team in the 3,000-meter run (11:20.32), the mile (5:32.05), and the 800 (2:27.67)
  • set school records in the 800 (2:27.67) and the mile (5:32.05) during the UCS Invitational
  • her 3,000 time at the Finn Pincus Invitational (11:20.32) stands second in school history
  • finished eighth in the mile (5:32.52) at the ODAC Indoor Championships on February 26


2014-15

  • participated in six indoor meets and five outdoor meets
  • ran the second-best 1500 in school history (5:09.28) at the Outdoor ODAC Track and Field Championships
  • ran a season best in the mile (5:42.54) at the ODAC Indoor Championships, the fourth fastest in mark in school history
  • ran the fourth-fastest 5000 in school history (20:27.18) at the Vertklasse Meeting
  • ran the fifth-fastest 3000 time in school history (12:02) at the Jopson Invitational
  • ran on Guilford’s 4x400 relay team that set the school record (4:27.47) at the ODAC Outdoor Championships
  • ran a season best in the 800 (2:32.74), the fifth-fastest outdoor mark in school history, at the Aggie Invitational
  • participated on the distance medley relay that set the school record (13:54.22) at the ODAC Indoor Championship, the best in school history
  • named to the ODAC's Women's Outdoor Track & Field Sportsmanship Team

Personal

  • studied abroad in Italy in spring 2016
  • serves as a student marshal
  • earned Second Team All-ODAC corss country honors in 2016
  • named to the ODAC's 2015 Women's Outdoor Track & Field Sportsmanship Team
  • four-time member of Guilford's Student-Athlete Honor Roll
  • four-time dean's list student
  • two-time member of the Academic All-ODAC Team
  • part of Guilford's Friend Sings My Mind ensemble
  • lettered four seasons for coach Brian Smith at Walter W. Williams High School
  • four-time Mid-State 3A Conference honoree
  • also lettered four years in outdoor track and field and twice in indoor track and field
  • member of National Honor Society, National English Honor Society and National Art Honor Society
  • daughter of William and Myrna Fanney