Sara Honaker
Sara Honaker
Height: 5-5
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mason, Ohio
High School: William Mason

2016: Recorded times in three meets as a senior…Ran a season’s best 21:51.1 time in the five-kilometer run at the South Atlantic Conference Championships on Oct. 22…Finishes her Eagle career with times in 18 different meets over a four-year span…

Tusculum Open: 8th- 23:01.3

SAC Championships: 56th- 21:51.1

Southeast Regionals: 125th- 25:43.61


2015: Limited to only three meets during her junior campaign due to injury…Concluded the season with All-Academic honors from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association…Ran season’s best time of 20:55.0 in the five-kilometer run at the South Atlantic Conference Championships on Oct. 24…

Fast Cats Classic (5K): 59th- 21:15.52

South Atlantic Conference Championships (5K): 41st- 20:55.0

NCAA Southeast Regional (8K): 64th- 25:49.0


2014: The Mason, Ohio native had three top-ten finishes in her second year at Carson-Newman. Her best finish came at the Orange & Blue meet recording a second place finish. 

Blue & Orange Meet- 19:48.00 (2nd) 4k

Victor Ashe Meet- 23:11.61 (3rd) 5k

Berea Invitational- 23:05 (9th) 5k

Maryville Dual Meet- 23:50.93 (6th) 5k

Louisville Invitation- 21:50.77 (231st) 5k

McAlphine Invitational- 20:45.4 (73rd) 5k

Falcon Classic- 25:57.80 (64th) 6k

SAC Championships- 20:15.69 (31st) 5k

NCAA Southeast Regional- 25:13.7 (86th) 6k


2013: Honaker's freshman campaign featured two top-5 finishes and a win at the Carson-Newman Duel Meet against Maryville College at Panther Creek State Park. 

Bulldog Stampede:  16th  21:12 

Carson-Newman Duel: 1st 22:19.67 

Maryville Invitational: 3rd

Royal XC Challenge: 93rd  20:22.4

South Atlantic Conference Cross-Country Championship: 52nd 22:07.2

Southeast Regional: 131st 26:11.1 


High School: A competitive runner since middle school.

Personal: The daughter of Joe and Theresa Honaker.  Has one older brother, Tate. Majoring in elementary education.