A.I. duPont (Wilmington University)
Cross Country - Has earned two letters for the Blue Hens. 2010 Season: Did not compete in any meets for Delaware. 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 Invitational 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. 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 at 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.
Indoor Track & Field - Has earned two letters for the Blue Hens. 2010-11 Season: Did not compete in any meets for Delaware. 2009-10 Season: Ran the 3000 meters in a time of 10:57.78 at the UD Invitational • ran 18:31.68 in the 5000 meters at the Gotham Cup. 2008-09 Season: Ran the 3000 meters in 11:17.48 at the Princeton Invitational and the 5000 meters in 19:14.96 at the Rider/Lafayette Invitational.
Outdoor Track & Field - Has earned two letters for the Blue Hens. 2011 Season: Did not compete in any meets. 2010 Season: Ran a 18:45.20 in the 5000 meters at the Towson Invitational • posted the second best time for the Hens in the 10,000 meters with a time of 39:29.95 in the Colonial Relays. 2009 Season: Ran the 1500 meters in 5:18.71 at the Rider Invitational and the 3000 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 5000 meters in 18:38.50 at the Tuppeny Twilight Meet.
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 • sociology major at Delaware • worked in child care over the summer.