Duke Cross Country BIO
Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2012)
2012-13: Competed once during the fall, clocking 18:39.2 for 5K as an unattached runner at the Queens Royals XC Challenge...Indoors, finished 20th in the 3,000 meters at the ACC Indoor Championships after clocking a time of 10:02.64…Outdoors, competed once in the 10,000 at the Stanford Invitational but did not finish.
2011-12: Made her Duke debut in the fall at the Coastal Carolina University Invitational, where she covered 5K in 18:16 to come in sixth...season-best for 6K was a 22:32 clocking at the Paul Short Invitational the following week...finished 96th at the ACC Cross Country Championships, posting a time of 23:53.2 for 6K...did not compete during the indoor or outdoor track seasons...named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and indoor and outdoor track & field at Archmere...all-state and all-region honoree...a national qualifier for the Nike Cross Nationals as a senior...twice placed second at the state cross country meet...finished seventh in the two-mile run at the New Balance Indoor Nationals her final year...state champion in the 3,200m as a freshman...three-time runner-up in the 1,600m and the 3,200m at the state meet...Delaware Wendy's High School Heisman winner....state nominee for the Gatorade Player of the Year in cross country...recipient of the DIAA Harry Roberts Senior Scholar-Athlete Award...member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society and the Science National Honor Society...an AP Scholar with Distinction...National Merit Commended Student.
Personal: Daughter of Paul and Linda Olivere...born June 3, 1992...has two sisters - Madeline and Lydia...father, Paul, ran track and field at the University of Delaware (1984-86).