Ellen Koranda is in her third season as an assistant on the Marquette cross country and track and field teams. Koranda works with the distance runners.
Koranda was a four-year letterwinner at St. Mary's College in Minnesota. As a senior, she finished 39th at the cross country regional championships and helped St. Mary's have the top team GPA in the nation. She was also named to the Division III All-Academic Team, by the US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
She broke two indoor school records as a sophomore at the MIAC meet and finished second in the 1,500 and 1,000 meters as a sophomore. She finished third in the mile as a junior and took second in both the mile and 1,000-meters as a senior.
In outdoor competition, she had a first-place finish in the 5,000-meters as a freshman, setting a school record in the process.