Athlete Feature: Hanover’s Ella Maclean

Ella MacleanDiv II 2019 Indoor-430

Events:

55, 100, 200, 300, 400, 4×100, 4×400

PRs:

7.5(55), 12.86 (100), 27.12(200), 43.77(300), 1:02.56(400)


First Start:

I was 8 and I did Hershey track.

Favorite event in track and personal best:

My favorite event is the 200, but my best event is probably the 100.

Favorite competition memory:

Outdoor New Englands before the 100 when all the girls were talking.  It didn’t matter that we were from different schools.

Div II 2019 Indoor-196If you could do any event and why:

The Jav because you look really cool while you do it.

Favorite workout:

Hot/Cold 100’s

How does your coach motivate you:

He pushes us in practice so we feel confident in meets.

Go anywhere and why:

Italy because of the gelato!

Pre-meet meal:

A baked potato and a smoothie!

Pre-Meet song:

“I Just Can’t Wait to be King”- the Lion King

What would you do if you couldn’t fail:Div II 2019 Indoor-306

Not study for tests!

What motivates you:

The support of my friends and family.

Best quote or advice:

“You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.”

Are you going to college and do you plan to run:

I want to run in college, but I am not sure where I want to go.

Favorite thing about track:

The community it creates.

Favorite track facility:

Dartmouth

 

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