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Duke Track & Field BIO
Callie Francis
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Callie Francis 773400
Position: Sprints
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ponte Verda Beach, Fla.
High School: The Hill School

Honors: USTFCCCA All-Academic (2015)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

2014-15: Indoors, logged her fastest 400 race of the season at the Hokie Invitational (1/24), placing seventh with a 56.70 performance…took 17th with a time of 56.92 at the Virginia Tech Elite (2/7)…running at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/27), clocked a prelim time of 57.15 to finish 27th…opened the year by placing sixth in the 400 at the Carolina Cup (1/16)…helped Duke win the 4x400 at the UCS Invitational (2/21), running a converted time of 3:47.15…also served as a member of the victorious distance medley relay team at the Armory Invitational (1/30), combining for an 11:23.42 performance…Outdoors in the 200, ran a season-best 25.15 at the Duke Twilight (5/7) to finish 18th…finished with a 25.65 during the preliminary heats of the 200 at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/14), placing 30th overall…kicked off the outdoor season with an eighth-place showing at the Carolina Relays (3/20), clocking a 25.78…in the 400, produced a season-best 56.65 to finish 24th at the Georgia Tech Invite (4/18)…placed 10th at the Duke Invitational (4/11), running a 57.37…competed twice in the 800 during the spring, placing fifth with a 2:14.30 at the Carolina Relays (3/21) and eighth at the VertKlasse Meeting (4/4)…helped Duke secure a victory in the 4x400 at the Duke Invitational (4/11) with a winning time of 3:43.69…named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the fourth straight season.

2013-14: Joined the Duke track & field team during her junior season…qualified for the ACC Indoor Championships (3/1) as a member of the 4x400 that placed fourth overall in a converted time of 3:38.88…opened her college career with a 24th-place finish in the 60m dash at the Virginia Tech Invitational (1/17)…saw a ninth-place finish in the 400m dash at the Dick Taylor Challenge (1/24), her highest finish of the season…contributed as the 400 leg of the first-place finishing DMR at the Virginia Tech Invitational (1/18) after the relay clocked a time of 11:30.42…Outdoors, saw a 19th-place finish in the first outdoor 200 of her college career…won the 400 at the Joe Hilton Invitational (4/12) in a time of 56.40…qualified for the ACC Outdoor Championships (4/18) in the 400, placing 20th overall…anchored the 19th-place finishing 4x200 at the Penn Relays (4/25).

Prior to Duke: Lettered in indoor track & field at The Hill School (PA)...ended indoor track career with the school records in the 400m, 800m, sprint medley relay and 4x400m...finished in first place in the 800m at the 2011 USATF Northeast Zone Indoor Championships...garnered five All-MAPL honors after earning multiple first-place finishes in the 55m, 200m and 400m...set MAPL conference meet record in the 400m, a mark of 58.18...also lettered three years in lacrosse and field hockey...totaled 159 goals and 87 assists during high school lacrosse career...graduated as the school record holder in both career points (249) and single-season assists (42)...three-time first team All-Mid-Atlantic Prep League a senior, served as team captain while also earning first team All-America, Academic All-America and team MVP honors...played for Philadelphia squad at the US Lacrosse Women’s Division National Tournament as a sophomore and a junior...recipient of the Jodi Calvario Award for Outstanding Leadership and High Sportsmanship in Competitive Athletics as a senior...garnered Academic All-America honors in 2010 in field hockey.

Indoor PRs
60m- 8.06 (1/17/2014)
200m- 25.82 (2/72014)
400m- 56.44 (2/8/2014)

Outdoor PRs
200m- 25.15 (5/7/2015)
400m- 55.98 (5/10/2014)
800m- 2:14.30 (3/21/2015)

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