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Ellen

Hirsberg

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Distance
Height: 5'11"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev.
High School: The Meadows

Bio

2018-19: Made her collegiate debut in the Elon Opener (8/31), posting a 4K time of 16:10 as part of Duke’s fifth-place team finish in the season-opening meet … recorded a 5K time of 19:21 in the Queens City Invite (9/28) as part of Duke’s first-place team win in the 29-team competition.

Prior to Duke: Attended The Meadows High School in Las Vegas, Nev. … a four-time Track & Field NIAA Regional and State Champion in the 800m … a three-time Track & Field NIAA State Champion in the 400m … a two-time has excelled in the 400m and 800m, clocking times of 58.91 in the 400m and 2:17.36 in the 800m … earned NIAA All-Academic State honors from 2014-17, while so receiving Regional Team Cross Country honors during those years … a member of the National Honor Society and Cum Laude Society … served on the Student Council all four years of her high school career … founded The Meadows School Garden and Nutrition Club to promote awareness for nutrition and exercise through a partnership with elementary school students.

Personal: Born on July 17, 1999 … daughter of Josh and Tracy Hirsberg … has one brother, Eric … mother played tennis at Indiana University, where she was a four-year starter, 1982 All-American and member of the 1982 National Championship team.

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