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Sara

Platek

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Height: 5'6"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Jamestown, N.C.
High School: Ragsdale

Bio

2018-19: Made her collegiate debut in the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational (9/28), posting a second-place finish for Duke with a 5K time of 17:25.37 as part of a fifth-place team finish for the Blue Devils.

2017-18: Redshirted 2017 fall season.

Prior to Duke: Lettered four years in track and field and cross country under Anne Popek at Ragsdale High School…4A Cross Country All State in 2013, 2014, and 2016 as well as the state runner up during her senior year…Five time conference athlete of the year and four time Guilford County Cross Country Champion…Foot Locker Cross Country Finalist in 2016…4A State Champion in the indoor 3200m in 2016 and 2017…New Balance Indoor Freshmen Mile Champion…New Balance Indoor Nationals All-American in the two mile in 2016 and in the 5,000m in 2017…4A State Runner-up in the outdoor 3,200m in her junior year…New Balance Outdoor Nationals All-American in the two mile in 2015…Member of the National Honors Society, the HOPE (Help Our Planet Earth) Club and the Wounded Warriors Organization…Peer tutor at Ragsdale High School as well as tutoring fifth graders on a weekly basis at a local elementary school.

Personal: Daughter of Allen and Mary Platek…Born October 20, 1998…Has one brother, Michael and two sisters, Kellyn and Tessa…Older sister Tessa was a member of North Carolina’s rowing team.

Cross Country PRs
5K- 17:39.53 (High School)

Indoor PRs
1,000m- 3:03.51 (High School)
3,200m- 10:26.11 (High School)
5,000m- 16:48.09 (High School)

Outdoor PRs
1,500m- 4:37.62 (High School)

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