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Duke Men's T&F/XC Welcomes 11 in Class of 2017
Monday 08/02/2013  -  Duke Sports Information
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DURHAM, N.C. - The Duke men's track & field and cross country program welcomes 11 freshmen from ten different states to its roster for the 2013-14 school year.

Weston Carvallho:
Distance
Westminister, Md. (Winters Mill High School) 

Prior to Duke: Four year letterwinner in cross country and track & field under Dan Replogle at Winters Mill High School…member of the three-time AA Maryland State Cross Country Champions (2009, 2010, 2011)…two-time county champion (2011, 2012)…tabbed as Carroll County Times Runner of the Year in 2011 and 2012.
Personal: Son of Tami and Tony Carvalho…born June 29, 1995…has one younger brother, Nathan and one younger sister, Julia. 

Cross Country PR:
5K- 15:56 (High School)

Indoor PR:
5K- 15:25 (High School)

Outdoor PR:
3,200m- 9:32 (High School) 

Grant Emrie:
Jumps
Golden, Colo. (J.K. Mullen High School)

Prior to Duke: Three year letterwinner for John Hancock at J.K. Mullen High School…two-time member of the First Team Centennial League Track & Field…three year letterwinner on the soccer team…garnered first team All-State honors (2013) and served as team captain…member of National Honor Society and tabbed as a National Merit Scholar. 
Personal: Son of Marie and Philip Emrie…born April 10, 1995…has one older brother, Alex.  

Indoor PRs:
Triple Jump- 45-6 (13.86) (High School)

Outdoor PRs:
Long Jump- 22-2 (6.70) (High School)
Triple Jump- 44-8 (13.61) (High School)

Connor Hall:
Pole Vault
San Luis Obispo, Calif. (San Luis Obispo High School)

Prior to Duke: Three year letterwinner for Jan Johnson and David Gomes at San Luis Obispo High School…finished first in the pole vault at the 2012 CIF Southern Section Division III Championship…also won the event at the Golden West Championship…finished third at the 2013 CIF Southern Section Division III Championship.
Personal: Born January 16, 1995…comes from an athletic family with his mother playing basketball at Rocky Mountain College and his father participating in track & field at Boise State University…has one older brother, Ryan who ran cross country at Rocky Mountain College and one sister Jayme who played golf at Pacific University.

Outdoor PRs:
Pole Vault- 16-2 (4.92) (High School) 

Chaz Hawkins:
Multis
Franklin, Tenn. (Centennial High School)

Prior to Duke: Four year letterwinner for Shawn Carter at Centennial High School…garnered USATF All-American honors in the decathlon by finishing eighth at the 2013 USATF National Junior Olympic Championships…two-time All-Midstate honoree (2012, 2013)…three-time AAU All-America honoree (2009, 2011 and 2012)…gold medalist at the 2011 AAU Junior Olympic Game Nationals…also lettered two years in cross country and football…served as president of DECA and vice president of the FBLA.
Personal: Son of Shannon Simmons and Daton Hall…born May 9, 1995…has one younger brother Emanuel.

Outdoor PRs:
Decathlon- 6,311 (High School)
400- 48.33
Triple Jump- 45-11.5 (14.00) (High School)
Long Jump- 21-11.5 (6.69) (High School) 

Ashton Huey:
Jumps
Tupelo, Miss. (Tupelo High School)

Prior to Duke: Four year letterwinner in track & field and cross country for Jonathan Begnaud at Tupelo High School…member of four cross country state championships (2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011)…finished second in the pole vault at the 2013 6A State Championships…finished third in the event at the 2012 6A State Championships…two-time Tupelo High School Field MVP…garnered Wendy’s High School Heisman award…served as captain of the cross country and track team during his senior season…recipient of the Balfour Award and graduated Cum Laude…member of the National Honor Society and served as the Tupelo High School Vice President from 2011-2013.
Personal: Son of Hope and Roger Huey…born January 24, 1995…has one younger brother, Eric and one younger sister, Elise. 

Outdoor PRs:
Long Jump- 21-2 (6.45) (High School)
Pole Vault- 13-0 (3.96) (High School)

Shane Kreidel:
Distance
Boerne, Texas (Boerne Samuel V. Champion High School)

Prior to Duke: Four year letterwinner in cross country and track & field under Dave Fulkerson at Boerne Samuel V. Champion High School…member of the four-time state Texas 4A State Championship Team (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)…garnered All-State honors in 2011 and 2012, All-Region honors in 2010, 2011 and 2012 and All-District honors in 2010, 2011 and 2012…named a National Merit Scholar and National AP Scholar.   
Personal: Son of Lydia and the late Mark Kreidel…born July 28, 1994…has one older sister, Shanna. 

Cross Country PR:
5K- 15:49 (High School)

Outdoor PR:
3,200m- 9:36 (High School)

Alec Kunzweiler:
Mid-distance
Mechanicsburg,Pa. (Cumberland Valley High School)

Prior to Duke: Four year letterwinner in track & field under Martin ‘Skip’ Springman and William ‘Bill’ Bixler at Cumberland Valley High School…earned All-State honors four times throughout his career, including twice in the 800 (2012, 2013) and twice in the 4x800 (2012, 2013)…also earned All-State honors in cross country during the 2012 season…District three champion in the 800 while setting a new event record…four-time conference champion, twice in the 800 (2012, 2013) and twice in the 4x800 (2012, 2013)…finished fourth at the Penn Relays in the 4x800 relay…member of the National Honor Society.
Personal:  Son of Linda and George Kunzweiler…born May 8, 1995…has one older sister, Lisa.  Father was a four year letterwinner as a rugby player at West Point Military Academy.   

Outdoor PR:
800m- 1:51.68 (High School) 

Aaron Liberatore:
Distance
Marlboro, N.J. (Christian Brothers Academy) 

Prior to Duke: Four year letterwinner under Tom Heath and Chris Bennett at Christian Brothers Academy…member of 2011 Nike Cross Country National Team Champions….member of 2013 New Balance Indoor National 4xmile Champions…member of 2013 4x800 Millrose Games Champions…participated in National Honor Society. 
Personal: Son of Brenda and Michael Liberatore…born January 16, 1995…has two older sisters, Jessica and Ashley. 

Cross Country PR:
5K- 15:19 (High School)

Outdoor PRs:
1,600m- 4:16.07 (High School)
3,200m- 15:19 (High School) 

Dylan Murphy:
Mid-Distance
Mineola, N.Y. (Kellenberg Memorial High School)

Prior to Duke: Four year letterwinner under Kevin Buckley at Kellenberg Memorial High School…three-time All-America honoree as a member of the 4x800, earning the indoor national title in the event once in his career…anchored his high school 4x800 relay team to a second place finish at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals, clocking a split of 1:49.5…garnered All-State honors in the 4x800 and 600 meters…named to the All-League team eight times and earned six intersectional titles…also picked up All-League honors in cross country…member of the National Honor Society and served as a Mineola Junior Firefighter.
Personal: Son of Barbara and Denis Murphy...born July 16, 1995.

Indoor PRs:
600m- 1:21.14 (High School)
1,000m- 2:31.32 (High School)
Mile- 4:19 (High School)

Outdoor PRs:
400m- 48.7 (High School)
800m- 1:52.32 (High School)
800m split- 1:49.5 (FAT, High School)

Stephen Shine:
Distance
Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. (Briarcliff High School)

Prior to Duke: Four year letterwinner in cross country and track & field under Sean Ryan at Briarcliffe High School…two-time outdoor New York Division II State Champion (3,200 - 2013, 1,600 – 2013)…qualified and medaled in seven New York State Championships throughout his career…two-time participant at the New Balance Indoor Track & Field Championships (2012, 2013), finishing ninth in the two mile his senior year….finished eighth in the 5000 meters at the New Balance Outdoor National Championships…placed second in the Penn Relays Carnival Championship of America 3,000 (2013)… garnered 12 All-State and All-Section honors while adding 13 All-County honors during his prep career…three-time league champion in cross country (2011, 2012 and 2013)…two-time indoor track league champion (1,000 – 2013, 1,600 – 2013)…five-time outdoor track league champion (800 – 2013, 1,600 – 2012 and 2013, 3,200 – 2012 and 2013)...holds 2 NYS Section 1 records, three Westchester County records and 15 Briarcliff High School records…served as team captain for cross country and track & field teams…also a three year letterwinner with the varsity swim team…tabbed an AP Scholar with honor and member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Son of Noreen and Stephen Shine…born on May 4, 1995…has one younger sister, Katherine…comes from an athletic family including his father who swam at the collegiate level at Manhattan College. 

Cross Country PR:  
5K – 16:07.30 (High School)

Outdoor PRs:
1,600m – 4:11.25 (High School)
3,000m – 8:25.87 (High School)
3,200m – 9:01.01 (High School)
5,000m – 14:44.58 (High School)

Michael Wilson
Sprints/Hurdles
Bend, Ore. (Summit High School)

Prior to Duke: Four year letterwinner under David Turnbull at Summit High School…four-time State Champion (300 hurdles – 2012, 2013, 400 – 2012, 4x100 relay – 2012)…finished second at the 2013 State Championships in the 400 and 4x400 relay…two-time team MVP…lettered three years on the soccer team where he played outside midfielder and garnered All-Conference honors.
Personal: Son of Brenda Lee Audia and Steven Michael Wilson…born on January 12, 1995…has two older sisters, Rachelle and Breanna. 

Outdoor PRs:
100m- 11.44 (High School)
200m- 22.67 (High School)
400m- 49.10 (High School)
300m hurdles- 38.82 (High School)
400m hurdles- 56.81 (High School)


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