Duke Cross Country BIO
Honors: Indoor NCAA Second Team All-America (DMR -2013)…Indoor All-ACC (Mile -2013)...Outdoor All-East (4x800 - 2011)...Indoor School Record Holder (DMR - 2013)...Indoor ACC All-Academic (2013)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2011-12)
2012-13: Began the fall with a third-place finish at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational...clocked a personal-best time of 17:48.07 over 5K at the Greater Louisville Classic...rounded out the season at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, placing 226th in a personal-best 21:46.4 on the 6K course...Indoors, earned All-ACC honors in the mile with a season-best time of 4:48.94 to place third in the ACC finals…served as lead off leg for the women’s distance medley relay that set a new school record on its way to advancing to the NCAA Indoor Championships, combining for time of 11:01.50 to finish fourth at the Alex Wilson Invitational…finished ninth at the NCAA Championships with total time of 11:11.21 to earn Second Team All-America honors…Outdoors, Duke’s top performer in the women’s 5,000 with a personal-best time of 16:13.67 to finish fifth at the Stanford Invitational and rank fifth on Duke’s all-time list…won the 1,500 at the Duke Invitational after clocking a personal-best time of 4:24.52…qualified for the NCAA East First Round in the 5,000 but was unable to compete due to injury.
2011-12: Opened the fall at the Penn State National Invitational, covering 6K in 22:50 to place 48th overall...recorded a personal-best of 22:48.3 for 6K at the 2011 ACC Cross Country Championships while finishing 72nd...took second at the Three Stripe Red Shirt Invitational the following week...concluded the cross country season at the NCAA Southeast Regional, where she clocked 23:01.6 for 6K to come in 145th...did not compete during the indoor or outdoor track seasons.
2010-11: Did not compete during the cross country season...made her Duke debut at the Virginia Tech Invitational on Jan. 21, 2011...took second in the 1,000m run at that meet, clocking 2:49.54 for the program's No. 5 all-time performance ...best showing in the mile run was a 4:48.23, 12th-place performance at the Alex Wilson Invitational...ran in the 3,000m at the ACC Indoor Championships, posting a time of 9:42.93 to come in 12th...also led off the Blue Devils' fourth-place DMR squad at the conference meet (11:25.05)...outdoors, specialized in the 1,500m run...had a season-best performance in that event at the ACC Outdoor Championships, where she recorded a mark of 4:26.84 to place 10th...posted a time of 4:33.39 to finish 22nd at the ECAC Championships...advanced to the NCAA First Round in the 1,500m, where she took 11th in the preliminaries at 4:36.84...ran the 800m on one occasion, clocking 2:12.25 to finish 15th... was a member of Duke's winning 4x800m relay team at the ECAC Championships, garnering All-East honors with a mark of 8:44.38...led off the sixth-place 4x1,500m relay at the Penn Relays (18:07.70).
Prior to Duke: Lettered four years in track and three in cross country at Arrowhead...four-year first team all-state in the 4x800m relay and three-time choice in cross country...first team all-state honoree in the 1,600m in both 2007 and 2010...all-state selection for the 3,200m in 2010 as well...2008 and 2009 cross country state champion...2010 1,600m and 3,200m state champion...named second team Nike All-Region in 2009...in 2010, placed eight in the one-mile and tenth in the two-mile at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals...also played basketball...National Honor Society member...AP Scholar...served on the student senate.
Personal: Daughter of Kathy and Ron Levac...born Jan. 3, 1992...has two older sisters, Lauren and Nicole.