Lena Elliott
Lena  Elliott


Winston-Salem, N.C.

High School:
Parkland High School



Thirty-Eight WCU Student-Athletes Participate in 2015 Spring Commencement

Seventeen Student-Athletes earned cum laude or higher at Saturday's ceremonies


Men's and Women's Cross Country Wrapped Up Season at NCAA Regional

Alfaro and Reese lead men and women, respectively


WCU Men and Women Finish Sixth at SoCon Championship

Senior Travis Alfaro named Second Team All-Southern Conference


Western Carolina Cross Country Set for SoCon Championships

Women Start at 10 a.m.; Men Take Off at 10:45 a.m.


WCU Men and Women Finish Fourth at Catamount Classic

Howarth led the men while Reese led the women


2012 WCU Invitational

Western Carolina University hosted the WCU Invitational held on Aug. 31. Florida swept both the men's and women's races.

2011-12 (Freshman): Competed in four of WCU's five meets in 2011 ... 9/2 - Placed 15th in the two mile WCU Invitational with a time of 12:58.59 ... 9/16 - Ran a 21:31.2 in the Mountaineer Open to place 51st ... 9/30 - At the Paul Short Invitational, ran a 24:19 (338) ... 10/14 Finished the Royal XC Challenge in 18:23.36 (21) ... 10/29 - At the SoCon Championships, ran a 19:59.10 to place 87th.

High School: Three-sport athlete at Parkland where she was named MVP her senior year for volleyball, basketball and track & field ... Placed fourth in the state in the 400m as a sophomore ... Finished in the top 15 in the state in the 800m, including a fifth place finish as a senior ... Was the Piedmont Triad 800m champion all four years ... Set Parkland High School records in the 500m, 800m and the mile.

Personal: Daughter of James Williams and Rosa Elliott ... Has eight siblings, six brothers and a sister ... Also plays the trumpet.

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