Zoe Friedman
Zoe Friedman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Silver Spring, MD
High School: Montgomery Blair

Freshman (2018):
Recipient of the team's Most Outstanding Newcomer Award ... Bolstered the lineup midway through the season ... Scorer in three of her five meets and was the No. 1 Eagle to finish in the 6K Berry Invitational, clocking a 23:58 that ranked 25thoverall out of 217 entries .... Tabbed as the UAA Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week after pacing the Emory pack and placing 14th out of 141 runners at the 6K Bobcat Invitational with a time of season-best time of 23:21 ... Member of the All-UAA All-Freshman Team and followed that effort by racing to all-region honors with a 26th-place finish out of 237 runners at the NCAA South/Southeast Championships (23:49) ... Part of the Emory contingents that competed at both the UAA and NCAA D-III Championships ... Member of the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.

High School:

Four-year competitor on the cross country and track and field teams while at Montgomery Blair High School ... Was coached by Jason Belinkie ... Top 1,600-meter time was a 5:24 ... Clocked an 18:42 in the 5K ... 2017 Private and Independent School Maryland state champion in cross country ... Named team's cross country MVP ... 2018 Class 4A regional runner-up in the 3,200 meters ... Qualified for the state track championship in both the 1,600 and 3,200 meters as a junior and senior ...   Principal's Award for Academic Excellence ... Honor Roll member all throughout high school.

Daughter of Arthur and Diane Friedman ... Born May 4 ... Self-published two cookbooks while in high school ... Served as news editor for her high school paper.

"The people I met during my visit to Emory were so welcoming.  The academic and athletic programs also made a great impression on me."


Zoe Friedman Top 6K Times

Year Event Time

Bobcat Invit.


NCAA Regionals

2018 UAA Championships 23:53