Newark, Del./A.I. duPont
Cross Country - Has earned two letters • 2008 Season: Competed in six meets for the Blue Hens • finished 96th at the Princeton Invitational in 26:10.6 and 32nd at the Delaware Invitational in 20:37 • placed 86th at the George Mason Invitational in 25:18 and 40th aat the Blue Hen Classic in 20:51.08 • finished 74th at the CAA Championships in 24:34 and 87th at the ECAC Championships in 20:16 • 2009 Season: Competed in all seven events, earning a second letter • finished 60th at the ECAC Championships in 18:46.0 • finished 18th at the Delaware Invitaional in 19:45.67 • finished 21st at the Blue & Gold Invitational in 19:54.9 • finished 35th at the James Madison Open in 20:48.8 • finished 242nd at the Paul Short Invitational in 23:02 • finished 42nd at the CAA Championships in 23:11.05 • finished 97th at the NCAA Regional Championships.
Indoor Track - Has earned two letters for the Blue Hens. 2008-09 Season: Ran the 3,000 meters in 11:17.48 at the Princeton Invitational and the 5,000 meters in 19:14.96 at the Rider/Lafayette Invitational 2009-10 Season: Finished sixth in the 3,000 meter run with a time of 10:57.78 at the Delaware Invitatational • took a fifth place finish at the Gotham Cup Invitational (18:31.68) in the 3,000 meter event.
Outdoor Track - Has earned two letters. 2009 Season: Ran the 1,500 meters in 5:18.71 at the Rider Invitational and the 3,000 meters in 10:58.06 at the Richard Stockton Invitational • ran the 10,000 meters in 38:39.23 at the CAA Championships, the best time by a Blue Hen in the event on the season • finished the 5,000 meters in 18:38.50 at the Tuppeny Twilight Meet. 2010 Season: Posted a team second-best 10,000 meter run (39:29.95) at the Colonial Relays • finished the 5,000 meter run in 18:45.20 at the Towson Invitational.
High School: Standout in cross country and track and field at A.I. duPont High School.
Personal: Sophia "Sophie" Kauffman • born May 2, 1989 • daughter of Lee Kauffman and Beth Bross • dietetics major at Delaware • worked at Christinia Hospital over the summer.