Duke Cross Country BIO
Honors: Cross Country All-East (2010)...Cross Country Team Freshman of the Year (2010)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2011-12)
2013-14: In the fall, returned from injury to participate in three meets…helped team to a sixth-place finish at the ACC Championships (11/1), placing fifth for the Blue Devils and 59th overall with an 8K time of 25:24.4…in first meet back from injury, placed eighth overall with an 8K time of 25:37.5 at the Royal Cross Country Challenge…concluded the fall with a 118th-place finish in a personal-best 10K time of 31:39.7…Indoors, competed once, placing third at the Virginia Tech Invitational (1/18) in a 5,000m time of 14:57.87…did not compete during the outdoor season.
2012-13: Missed the entire 2012-13 season due to injury.
2011-12: Did not compete during the 2011-12 season...named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2010-11: Made his cross country debut on Sept. 1 at the N.C. Central Dual Meet, leading the field with a time of 11:51 over 4K...ran a personal-best 24:39.93 over 8K at the Panorama Farms Invitational, good for 17th place...helped Duke win its third consecutive IC4A title...earned All-East honors for his performance...indoors, specialized in the 5,000m...clocked 14:36.26 while finishing 12th in the 5,000m at the ACC Championships for his best performance of the indoor season...did not compete during the outdoor season...qualified for the U.S. Junior National cross country team in February with a top-10 finish at the USATF Junior Cross Country Championships in San Diego...took fifth place as the top U.S. finisher at the North American, Central American and Caribbean Cross Country Championships.
Prior to Duke: Lettered four years at Maryville...holds the school records in both the 3,200m and the 5,000m...nine-time all-state honoree...3,200m state champion in 2009...finished runner-up at the 2008 state cross country meet...came in second place in the 1,600m and 3,200m events at the 2010 state meet...2008 Footlocker finalist, placing eighth at the Footlocker South Regionals and 29th at the Footlocker Nationals...earned All-America accolades after finishing third at the Nike Indoor Nationals...placed eight at the New Balance Nationals in 2010.
Personal: Son of Jennie and Kevin McKelvey...born March 11, 1992...has a sister, Courtney...uncle, Paul McKelvey, played lacrosse at Penn State...grandmother, Nancy McKelvey, played field hockey at Penn State...grandfather, Ray Keller, played football at Toledo.
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