Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015, 2016)
2015-16: Took the start for seven meets during the fall season...won the Bull City Classic (9/12) in a 4K time of 15:41.2...crossed the finish at the Royals Challenge (10/10) as Duke's top finisher, placing 14th in a 5K time of 18:41.1...served as one of six Blue Devil competitors at the ACC Championships (10/30)...participated in five competitions during the indoor and outdoor season...finished third at the Carolina Cup (1/15) in the 800 with a time of 2:15.43...clocked in at 2:13.68 at the UCS Invitational (2/20) in the same event to claim fifth…outdoor, earned sixth (800) and ninth (1,500) at the Duke Invitational (4/23) with times of 2:12.22 and 4:41.78, respectively…finished 10th in the 800 at the Wolfpack Last Chance (5/6) with a time of 2:12.16…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second consecutive year.
2014-15: Participated in three contests during the fall season…ran a season-best 5K time of 18:58.35 at the Three Stripe Invitational (11/8), posting a top-20 finish after crossing the line in 17th…Indoors, focused on the mile, placing sixth in the season-opener Carolina Cup (1/16)…ran a season-best mile time of 5:09.69 at the VT Challenge (2/20)…Outdoors, participated in the 1,500 at the ACC Championships (5/14)…recorded a time of 2:15.95 for 800 meters at the Duke Twilight (5/7), a season best...named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2013-14: Competed four times during the fall…in her first collegiate cross country race, she placed 23rd at the adidas XC Challenge (9/20), clocking a 5K time of 18:27.3…contributed to Duke’s second-place team finish at the Royal Cross Country Challenge (10/11), placing 14th overall in a 5K time of 18:34.1…highest finish among her teammates came at the Blue Ridge Open (10/18), crossing the line as the third Blue Devil and the 67th overall competitor in a time of 19:35.07…focused primarily on the middle-distance events during the track season…Indoors, opened the season with a fifth-place finish in the 800 at the Virginia Tech Invitational (1/18), running a time of 2:20.28…competed in her first collegiate 1,000 at the Virginia Tech Challenge (2/22), running a time of 3:08.57, en route to an eighth-place finish overall…Outdoors, placed 11th in the 800 at the Carolina Relays (3/22) after running a season-best time of 2:24.70…saw a 13th-place finish at the VertKlasse Meeting (4/5) in the 800, finishing in a time of 2:25.88…anchored the second-place finishing Duke 4x400 at the Joe Hilton Invitational (4/12).
2012-13: Did not compete during the 2012-13 season.
Prior to Duke: Lettered four years in cross country and track & field at Mountain View High School while under the training of Kenrick Sealy...three-time league champion in the 1,600m and two-time league champion in the 800m...also captured a section title in the 1,600m as a sophomore... earned a sixth-place finish in the 1,600m performance at the California state meet her sophomore season and a fifth-place finish her junior year...program record holder in the 800m and 4x400m relay...league champion in cross country during junior campaign...also a two-time section champion...named Distance Runner of the Year by the San Jose Mercury News as a sophomore and junior...led her squad to four consecutive league and section championships...garnered all-country and all-section honors while also being tabbed the CCS Runner of the Year as a sophomore and junior...second team all-state as a sophomore...served as team captain in cross country her sophomore, junior and senior years while also captaining the track & field team for two years...named a scholar-athlete in cross country and track & field.
Personal: Daughter of Matthew and Jill Sturges...born July 19, 1994...has one sister, Ryan...father (1986-89) and uncle (1974-77) both played football at the U.S. Naval Academy.
Cross Country PR
5K- 18:00 (High School)
Mile- 5:09.69 (2/20/2015)
800m- 2:11.95 (High School)
1,500m- 4:36.85 (5/6/2015)
1,600m- 4:47.65 (High School)