Track & Field
Duke Track & Field BIO
Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
2014-15: Competed as Duke’s specialist in the weight throw and hammer throw during her final season in Durham…Indoors, threw a personal-best 46-8.00 (14.22) to take 21st in the weight throw at the Hokie Invitational (1/23), the fifth-best distance in school history…notched a mark of 45-8 (13.92) twice during the year, placing 15th at the VT Challenge (2/20) and 35th at the Armory Invitational (1/31)…opened the indoor campaign with a ninth-place showing at the Carolina Cup (1/16), tossing the implement 45-6.50 (13.88)…Outdoors, grabbed the No. 3 spot in the Duke records book in the hammer with a personal-best throw of 168-5 (51.35) at the VertKlasse Meeting (4/4), finishing fifth…recorded three additional top-10 placings during the outdoor season, taking third at the Carolina Relays (3/20), fifth at the Duke Invitational (4/10) and seventh at the Duke Twilight (5/6)…at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/14), finished 14th overall with a throw of 160-8 (48.99)…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the fourth straight season.
2013-14: Indoors, competed twice in the weight throw…saw a personal-best mark of 43-5.75 (13.25) in her season opener at the Joe Hilton Invitational (1/18), placing eighth in the process…sent the implement 41-10.00 (12.77) en route to a 10th-place finish at the Dick Taylor Challenge (1/24)…Outdoors, focused primarily on the hammer throw…qualified for the ACC Outdoor Championships (4/17), earning a personal-best mark of 146-11 (44.78) to place 17th overall…mark also ranks fifth on Duke’s all-time list…season-best finish of sixth-place came at the Joe Hilton Invitational (4/12)…opened the outdoor season with an eighth-place finish at the Carolina Relays (3/22), posting a mark of 134-2 (40.89)…one week later at the Raleigh Relays recorded a mark of 133-9 (40.76).
2012-13: Indoors, earned a personal-best pole vault mark at the Armory Collegiate, clearing 12-7.5 (3.85) to finish 14th overall…competed once during the outdoor season at the HPU Vertklasse Meeting but was unable to earn a mark.
2011-12: Duke's top pole vault performer during the indoor season...her best mark came at the New Balance Collegiate where she cleared 12-1.5...finished 14th at the ACC Championships with a clearance of 11-10...competed twice during the outdoor season...her best performance of the season came at the Wake Forest Open where she finished fourth with a clearance of 11-11.75...named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner at Biotechnology...Central Jersey Group 3 record holder in the outdoor pole vault at 12-1...took fifth in the pole vault at the state meet as a senior...Central Jersey Group 2 high jump champion her final year, recording a leap of 5-2...finished sixth in the pole vault at the 2011 Penn Relays...helped lead her outdoor team to the state title as a junior...holds school records in pole vault, high jump and triple jump...also lettered four years in gymnastics...National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society member.
Personal: Daughter of Matthew and Cynthia Skove...born Dec. 24, 1992...has two sisters, Christi-Anne and Michelle...father, Matthew, was an All-American on the Oklahoma State University wrestling team (1981-83)...mother, Cynthia, competed in gymnastics at the University of Georgia (1981)...uncle, Luke Skove, was a three-time All-American wrestler at Oklahoma State University (1982-86)...uncle, Jude Skove, was a three-time All-American wrestler and the individual national champion in the 158 weight class at The Ohio State University (1982-86)...uncle, Andrew Skove, was an All-American wrestler at The Ohio State University (1984-88).