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Erin Phelps

Erin Phelps - Women's Track & Field - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

(Updated July 2021)
Tallahassee, Fla.
high school

Top Times

Cross Country Indoor T&F Outdoor T&F
5k 17:40.3 3000m 9:51.17 1500m 4:51.49
5.25k 18:56.3 5000m 16:59.61 5000m 17:32.68
6k 20:50.31 10,000m 34:18.48




2x 2019 ACC Performer of the Week


Outdoor T&F: Finished 18th in the 10,000m run at the ACC Championships with a time of 35:31.70…Clocked a personal best in the 10000m run with a time of 34:18.48 to finish ninth at the Virginia Challenge…finished 41st in the 10000m with a time of 34:57.30 at the Raleigh Relays.

Cross Country: Finished 14th at the Covered Bridge Open with a 5k time of 17:54.78… recorded a 32nd place finish in the 6k at the FSU Open with a time of 22:02.7… set a new personal best in the 5k at the Joe Piane Invitational with a time of 17:40.3… earned a new personal best time of 20:51.4 at the FSU Pre-Nationals meet with a 67th place finish… placed 32nd in the 6k at ACC Championships with a time of 21:05.8… ran a personal best time of 20:50.31 in the 6k at the NCAA South Regional meet to finish 32nd… competed at the NCAA Championships, finishing with a 6k time of 20:57.4.

Indoor T&F: Ran a new personal best time of 9:51.17 in the 3000m and also competed in the 5000m at the ACC Championships… shattered her personal best time in the 5000m (16:59.61) with a fourth-place finish at the Tyson Invitational.


Cross Country: Finished 16th overall at the Mountain Dew Invitational (21:55.01)…finished 25th overall at the FSU Invitational with a 5k personal-best time (17:44.6)…finished 55th overall at the UAB Blazer Classic (21:42.40)…finished in 66th place at the ACC Championships as the ninth runner for the Noles at 21:40.8


Cross Country: Turned in a remarkable second year with the program, twice earning ACC Performer of the Week honors…scored her first career victory among three top-five finishes…placed 15th in season debut at the Covered Bridge Open…posted her first sub-18 5k cross country time on her way to victory at the UAH Chargers Open (17:50.6), leading Noles to a team title…earned ACC Performer of the Week honors for her efforts…was even faster two weeks later with a strong fifth-place showing at the FSU Invitational (17:49.3), more than a minute faster than she had previously run on the same course to earn her second ACC weekly honor…returning to the Blazer Classic for a second consecutive year, she trimmed nearly two minutes off 2018 time to place fifth in a 6k PB of 20:58.9…earned first ACC Championships roster spot and finished 72nd in her final meet of the season. Indoor: saw the first indoor action of her career, competing in three meets…opened up with a 9:59.18 3000 time at the Vanderbilt Invitational…finished second in the 5000m at the Tiger Paw Invitational in 17:13.50.




Cross Country: Made the travel roster for the season-opening Covered Bridge Open and delivered a 5k cross country-best time (18:44.2)…was even better a month later at the Mountain Dew Invitational (18:19.0)…capped her collegiate regular season at UAB Blazer Classic with a 6k debut in 22:43.3…represented FSU at the Feb. 2 USATF Cross Country Junior National Championships, placing 13th on the Noles’ home course in 22:42 for 6k. Indoor: sat out a redshirt season. Outdoor: toed the starting line in three meets, each time competing in the 5000…finished fifth at FSU Relays (PB 17:32.68) in her collegiate track debut…narrowly missed another PB at the Florida Relays and capped her season with a fourth-place finish at the Crimson Tide Invitational.


Banner senior year at Chiles High included 10th-place FHSAA 3A state championship finish in cross country, while qualifying for 3A state track & field championships in the 1600 and 3200…helped Chiles to a pair of FHSAA 3A state cross country titles (2015, 2017) in her career…set huge PBs as a senior in cross country (18:53.92) and on the track in the 3200 (11:03.96) and 1600 (5:14.80)…cross country and 3200 bests set at FSU…outstanding in classroom, graduating Suma Cum Laude…four-year member of National Honor Society…daughter of Tracy Dobson and Marc Phelps…majoring in exercise physiology at FSU…born March 2, 2000.