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Veronica

Brtek

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Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School: Cheyenne Mountain

Bio

2018-19 T&F: Competed in seven total meets throughout the season … during indoor, finished first in the DMR at the Dick Taylor Carolina Cup (1/12) with a time of 12:35.50 … at the same meet, finished third in the 800m with a PR time of 2:29.74 … competed in the Mile at the Hokie Invitational (1/18) and recorded a personal-best time of 5:22.31.

2018-19 XC: Posted a 4K time of 15:45 in the Elon Opener (8/31), as the Blue Devils finished fifth overall in the season-opening meet … recorded a 5K time of 18:55 in the Queens City Invite (9/28) as part of Duke’s first-place team finish in the 29-team competition.

2017-18 XC: Competed in four races during the fall season of her sophomore campaign ... finished 11th overall at the Bull City Classic (9/1) with a 4K time of 14:44 as part of Duke’s first-place shutout victory in the season-opening meet … recorded a 5K time of 19:07.9 at the Adidas XC Invitational (9/15), helping the Blue Devils to a second-place team finish … posted a 5K time of 19:06 at the Royals Challenge (9/29) … eclipsed a personal-best 6K time of 23:53.29 at the ECU Pirates Invite (10/13), finishing third for Duke.

2016-17 XC: Ran in three meets during the cross country season…Kicked off the season with an eighth place finish in the 4K at the Duke Alumni Meet (9/2)…Ran a personal best time of 25:57.7 in the 6K at the Roy Griak Invitational (9/24)…Did not compete during the indoor or outdoor campaigns.

Prior to Duke: Lettered all four years under the guidance of Stan Lambros and Karen Scott at Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs, Colo…four-time Pikes Peak Athletic Conference (PPAC) first team honoree…crowned the 2016 cross country Rotary champion…graduated as the 1,600 meter school record holder…named the Cheyenne Mountain Scholar Athlete of the Year…earned AP Honors with Distinction…member of the President’s Honor Roll…claimed Academic All-State first team recognition…participated in the Science Olympiad, National Honor Society, French National Honor Society and Students and Teachers Aiding Humanity, among other organizations and clubs.

Personal: Daughter of Sergio de Lourenco and Anne Brtek…born April 28, 1998…has one brother, Daniel, and one sister, Aviana.

Cross Country PR
4K – 14:444.0 (9/1/2017)
6K – 23:53.3 (10/13/2017)
2.49 Mile – 15:45.6 (8/21/2018)
5K – 18:54.0 (9/28/2018) 

Indoor PR
Mile – 5:22.31 (1/18/2019)
800m – 2:29.74 (1/12/2019) 

Outdoor PR
1500m – 4:46.02 (4/20/2018)
800m – 2:23.43 (4/20/18)

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