Track & Field
Duke Track & Field BIO
Honors: All-Southeast Region Cross Country (2010, 2011) ... All-East Cross Country (2008, 2009) ... Outdoor All-East (10,000m - 2010) ... Cross Country All-ACC (2011) ... No. 3 All-Time Duke Performance (Indoor 3,000m - 2011) ... No. 4 All-Time Duke Performance (Outdoor 5,000m - 2012) ... tied for fourth on Duke Performance List (Outdoor 10,000m - 2012) ... Cross Country All-ACC Academic (2010, 2011) ... Indoor All-ACC Academic (2011) ... Cross Country Team Co-Captain (2011) ... Cross Country Team MVP (2011) ... Cross Country Team Freshman of the Year (2008).
2011-12: Began the cross country season as Duke's top performer at the Roy Griak Invitational, clocking 24:48 to place 32nd...finished eighth at the Panorama Farms Invitational, running 24:45.95 for 8K...recorded a season-best time of 23:45.3 at the ACC Cross Country Championships to come in 11th overall, earning All-ACC honors...also picked up All-Southeast Regional recognition with a 22nd-place performance at the NCAA Southeast Regional meet, completing the 10K course in 30:49.3...tabbed cross country team MVP at the end of the season...named to the All-ACC Academic cross country team ... indoors, ran a personal record 8:10.27 in the 3,000 meters at the Millrose Collegiate and place fourth on the Duke All-Time list....also ran a personal best time of 14:19.59 in the 5,000m at the New Balance Collegiate and later in the season placed fifth at the ACC Indoor Championships...Outdoors, ran a personal best 14:01.58 at the Duke Invitational and placed himself fifth on Duke's all-time list...also served as Duke's top performer in the 10,000m run with a personal best time of 29:39.00 to finish fourth at the ACC Championships...competed in the NCAA First Round where he finished 18th in the 10,000 meters.
2010-11: Started the year with a second-place performance at the Wake Forest Dual, running 24:52.10 over 8K ... as Duke's second finisher at the Roy Griak Invitational, posted a time of 24:37.9 to take 12th ... recorded a personal-best 24:12.73 over 8K at the Panorama Farms Invitational to place fifth ... clocked 24:32.1 at the ACC Cross Country Championships as the team came in fifth place ... garnered All-Southeast Region honors while running a personal-best 31:11.9 over 10K at the NCAA Southeast Regional ... was the Blue Devils' second finisher at the NCAA Championships with a 108th-place, 31:16.8 showing over 10K ... indoors, ran in the 3,000m and 5,000m events ... in the 3,000m, started off the season with a first-place, 8:10.81 performance for a new personal best at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... that mark also ranks No. 3 on the Duke all-time list... turned in an eighth-place finish in the 5,000m at the Armory Collegiate, running 14:25.27 ... outdoors, finished third at the Tiger Track Classic in the 3,000m at 8:13.79 ... qualified for the IC4A Championships in the 5,000m with a season-best 14:13.53 at the Duke Invitational ... closed out the year with a 26th-place showing at the IC4A Championships.
2009-10: Began the cross country season with a ninth-place finish out of 185 competitors at the JMU Invitational ... was Duke's seventh man at the Roy Griak Invitational, placing 33rd out of 167 finishers ... finished 55th out of 104 at the Panorama Farms Invitational ... ran an 8K personal-best 24:22.90 at the ACC Championships ... was Duke's top finisher and earned All-East honors at Van Cortlandt Park, taking third place in 25:28.4 for 8K and helping the Blue Devils capture their second consecutive IC4A Championship ... indoors, ran 14:24.10 for 5,000 meters to finish fourth at the Armory Collegiate and set the No. 5 all-time performance at Duke in the event ... finished 11th at the ACC Indoor Championships in the 5,000m as well ... during the outdoor season, qualified for the NCAA First Round with a personal-best 14:12.06 effort in the 5,000m at the Duke Invitational ... placed ninth in the same event at the ACC Outdoor Championships, clocking 14:32.94 ... in addition, competed in the 10,000-meters, finishing 12th at the ACCs and turning in a season-high fourth place finish to garner All-East accolades at the IC4A Championships ... completed the season with a 14:29.22 showing in the 5,000m to take 28th at the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Round.
2008-09: Earned Duke's Freshman of the Year honors in cross country ... finished as the Blue Devils' fifth runner at both the ACC Championships and the NCAA Southeast Regional ... took sixth place overall as Duke's top finisher to lead the Devils to the team IC4A Championship ... earned All-East honors for his performance at the IC4As ... indoors, qualified for the IC4As with a time of 14:35.67 for 5,000-meters, which he lowered to a then-personal-best 14:25.00 at the IC4A meet in Boston ... outdoors, finished ninth at the ACC Championships in the 5,000m run ... placed second at the Duke Twilight meet in the 5,000-meters, clocking a then-personal-best 14:40.25.
Prior to Duke: A Footlocker National finalist in cross country ... placed ninth at the Northeast Regional meet to qualify for the national meet in San Diego ... finished in second place in cross country in the New Jersey All-Groups Championships.
Personal: Majoring in biological anthropology and anatomy.