Track & Field
Duke Track & Field BIO
Honors: NCAA Indoor Championships Participant (Pole Vault - 2014)...Indoor School Record Holder (Pole Vault - 2014)...Outdoor School Record Holder (Pole Vault - 2014)...Indoor All-ACC Academic Team (2014)...Outdoor All-ACC (Pole Vault - 2014)...Indoor Second Team All-American (Pole Vault - 2014)...USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week (Pole Vault - 3/24/2014)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2013,2014)...NCAA East Preliminary Round Participant (Pole Vault - 2013, 2014)...USATF Outdoor Championships Participant (Pole Vault - 2014)
2013-14: Saw a breakout sophomore campaign as a pole vault specialist, setting school records in both the indoor and outdoor pole vault…Indoors, qualified for the ACC Indoor Championships (3/1), placing second with a school record clearance of 14-5.25 (4.40)…earned first-place finishes at the Hilton Garden Innvitational (2/1), the Tar Heel Open (1/25) and the Dick Taylor Challenge (1/24)…qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships (3/14), placing 14th in her first appearance at the national event…Outdoors, opened the season with a school record height of 14-7.25 (4.45) at the Carolina Relays (3/22)…qualified for the ACC Outdoor Championships (4/18), placing third overall and earning All-ACC honors…placed 13th at the NCAA Preliminary Round (5/30) meet...competed at the USATF Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, Calif., (6/27) and tied for sixth with a clearance of 14-1.25 (4.30).
2012-13: Served as Duke’s top performer in the women’s pole vault during the indoor and outdoor season…indoors, cleared a personal best 13-1 (3.99) at the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier, finishing fifth in the field and ranking third on Duke’s All-Time list…finished fourth at the ACC Indoor Championships with a mark of 13-0.25 (3.97)…outdoors, cleared a personal best 13-7.25 (4.15) to win the event at the 2013 Virginia Challenge…ranks third on Duke’s All-Time list in the event…finished in a tie for fifth at the ACC Outdoor Championships after clearing 12-9.5 (3.90)…qualified for the 2013 NCAA East First Round and cleared 12-1.5 (3.70) to finish tied for 19th overall...won the pole vault competition at the USA Junior National Championships by clearing 13-7.25 (4.15)…qualified for the 2013 Pan Am Junior Athletics Championships in Medellin, Columbia in August 2013.
Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner in track and field...two-time NSSF All-America honors (2011,2012)...2012 Georgia high school state champion and meet record holder...2012 Georgia Indoor All-State...2011 New York state indoor and outdoor champion...2011 Eastern States pole vault champion...2010 New York All-State...2009 Virginia all-state selection...served as the 2011 team captain...also a four-year letterwinner in cheerleading...AP Scholar.
Personal: Born June 10, 1994...daughter of COL. Ronald and Simona Clark...has one older brother, Matthew.