Track & Field
Duke Track & Field BIO
Honors: Indoor All-ACC (pentathlon-2013)…Indoor All-ACC Academic (2011, 2013)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2011-12)
2013-14: Indoors, finished seventh in the pentathalon at the ACC Championships with a 3,264 point total...set indoor personal-bests in the 60m hurdles (8.89) and the long jump (18-0.50 [5.50])...her long jump mark also ranked fourth in school history...outdoors, placed 10th in the heptathalon at the ACC Championships with a point total of 4,505...set an outdoor personal-record in the long jump, clearing a distance of 17-11.50 (5.47).
2012-13: Indoors, earned her first All-ACC honors after finishing second in the women’s pentathlon at the ACC Indoor Championship…finished the event with a personal-best point total of 3,784 to rank third on Duke’s all-time list and lead the Blue Devils in the event for the 2013 season…set personal records in four out of five events during the conference championships…Outdoors, finished with a personal-best total of 4,766 points in the women’s heptathlon to finish fifth at the Virginia Tech Challenge…finished eighth in the same event after collecting 4,608 points at the ACC Outdoor Championships…excelled in the classroom to earn Indoor All-ACC Academic honors.
2011-12: Indoors, finished sixth in the pentathlon at the ACC Indoor Championships with a point total of 3,485, which represented over a 200-point improvement from last year...her best finishes came in the high jump where she cleared 5-4.5 (1.64) to finish third and the shot put where her best mark was 37-4 (11.38) to also take third in the field...outdoors, finished eighth with 4,305 points with her top finishes coming in the high jump where she once again finished third in the shot put with a mark of 36-9.5 (11.21) and third in the high jump by clearing 5-3.25 (1.61)...named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2010-11: Indoors, specialized in the pentathlon...finished ninth at the ACC Indoor Championships with a total of 3,280 points, good for the fourth-best performance in Duke history...at the ACC's, took sixth in the high jump with a leap of 5-2.5...clocked a season-best mark of 9.25 in the 60m hurdles to finish seventh at the Kent Taylor Invite...competed in the heptathlon outdoors...placed 11th at the ACC Outdoor Championships with 4,062 points...tied for fifth at the ACC's in the high jump at 5-4.25...clocked a season-best 15.66 in the 100m hurdles to take 43rd in the event at the Raleigh Relays...at the Raleigh Relays, also tied for 12th in the long jump with a season-best mark of 16-5.75.
Prior to Duke: Lettered four years at The Westminster Schools...three-year recipient of the Terisco Gilliard Award - Outstanding Track & Field Excellence...served as the track & field team captain senior year...gold medalist at the 2009 Girls High School Association, AA State Championships in the high jump, 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles...won 2010 high jump Girls High School Association, AA State Championship...named to the Atlanta Track Club All-Metro Team for the high jump as a junior...recipient of the Georgia AAU Betty Low Memorial Scholarship...also lettered in basketball...member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Daughter of Deborah and Clifford Seward...born July 28, 1992...has one brother, Cameron...father graduated from Duke in 1979...uncle, Brian Seward, also attended Duke, graduating in 1989.