Track & Field
Duke Track & Field BIO
Honors: NCAA Outdoor Championship Participant (4x400 - 2014)...NCAA East First Round Participant (4x400, 400 - 2014)...Indoor School Record Holder (400 - 2014; 4x400 - 2014)...Outdoor School Record Holder (400 - 2014)...Indoor All-ACC Academic (2014)...Outdoor All-ACC Academic (2014)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014)
2013-14: Made an immediate impact on the Duke track & field team during her freshman season…Indoors, qualified for the ACC Indoor Championships (3/1) in the 400 and the 4x400, placing fourth in each event…set a school record in the open 400 at the Virginia Tech Challenge (2/22), placing fourth in a time of 54.07…also earned a second-place finish in her first collegiate race, crossing the line in a converted time of 55.14 at the Dick Taylor Challenge (1/24)…clocked the third-fastest 200m time in Duke history, running a time of 24.53 at the Virginia Tech Challenge (2/21), en route to a fourth-place finish…member of the school record setting 4x400 that placed fifth at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/8) in a time of 3:39.97…Outdoors, equally as successful in the outdoor season, clocking a school record time of 53.73 in the open 400 at the NCAA Preliminary Round (5/29) meet, placing 24th overall…also ran the third-fastest 100m time in Duke history, 11.99, at the VertKlasse Meeting (4/5), and the fourth-fastest 200m time, 24.18, at the same meet…qualified for the ACC Outdoor Championships, placing sixth overall in the 400, fifth overall as a member of the 4x100 and fourth overall as a member of the 4x400…ran a 200 leg of the sixth-place finishing SMR at the Penn Relays (4/25), combining to clock the second-fastest time in Duke history, 3:50.41…served as the 400 leg of the DMR at the Penn Relays, helping guide the team to a seventh-place finish in a time of 11:18.29, the fifth-fastest time in Duke history.
Prior to Duke: Four year letterwinner under Chris Gray at Spencerport High School…a three-time All-America honoree in the 400 meters at the junior level…the 2013 New York State Outdoor Track and Field Champion in the 400 and 2013 New York State Indoor Track and Field Champion in the 300…picked up 13 New York State Section V Championships throughout her prep career…owns the Section V records in the indoor 300 and outdoor 400…an AP Scholar who was also a member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Daughter of Teri and Tom Kopp…born April 4, 1995…has one older brother, Caleb.