Eliza Lukens-Day
Eliza Lukens-Day
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: Germantown Friends
Position: Distance

2013-14 Indoor: Finished sixth at the Joe Donahue Games in the Distance Medley Relay with a time of 12:44.42 … Competed at the Brown University Invitational in the 5,000 meters … Ran a personal best 5:19.08 mile at the Joe Donahue Games.

Before Brown: A three-year letterwinner in track & field and two-year letterwinner in cross country at Germantown Friends School … two-time all-league selection in cross country … all-state first team in 2012 and second team in 2011 … 2012 individual league champion … 2013 MVP … team captain … school record in 1,600m, 3,000m, two mile and distance medley relay in indoor track …2012-13 MVP … All-American in 4xmile relay in outdoor track … all-league as a senior … school record in 1,600m, mile, 3,000m, 3,200m, 4x800m relay, 4x400m relay and DMR … independent state champion in 1,600m … also lettered in soccer.

Personal: Born on September 17, 1994 … daughter of Elizabeth Lukens and Christopher Day … plans to concentrate in International Relations … lists coach Rob Hewitt as her biggest athletic influence … has one sister, Eve … hobbies include learning languages, traveling and surfing.