"There's a brotherhood that's quintessential not only to the school is, but what the team is," he said. "Part of it being an all-boys school and there's no football there. There's a camaraderie that comes with the cross country team and excitement that comes around that I haven't seen at other places."
DURHAM, N.C. - The Duke track and field program welcomes 17 freshman to its roster for the 2012-13 seasons. The impressive group has collectively earned 24 individual state championships and hails from 12 different states across the country.
This group joins the 11 men and women long distance runners who have already begun competing in the 2012 cross country season. To learn more about the those individuals click on the following links: men l women
Prior to Duke: Four year letterwinner in track and field at Columbus Academy...three year letterwinner in cross country...state champion in the 2012 Ohio DIII 800 meter run... member of the 2010 Ohio DIII 4x400m relay state champion and record holding team...member of two-time (2011,2012) DIII 4x800m relay state championship squad...named the track and field team MVP all four years...named the cross country team MVP for the 2010, 2011 and 2012 seasons
Prior to Duke: Three year letterwinner in track and field...all-state honorable mention (2011)...all-prep first team indoor and outdoor track in 2011...all prep cross country second team New Jersey (2010)...served as captain of cross country and track and field squads... excelled in the classroom, named AP Scholar with distinction. National Merit Commended scholar. Senior staff writer of the Lawrence, the student newspaper.
Prior to Duke: Four year letterwinner in cross country and track and field...five-time Colorado 5A state champion (2009: 300m hurdles, 2010: 300m hurdles, 800m and 4x800m relay, 2012: 4x800m relay)...holds her school records in the 300m hurdles, freshman 4x800m relay, 4x800m relay, 800m, sprint medley relay and 400m...named to the 2012 All-State team...finished 6th in the 2010 Colorado 5A State Cross Country Championship...received her high schools "most outstanding performer" all four years...recipient of the Kirby E. Lyle Honor Athlete Award for outstanding athletic achievement, scholarship, character, leadership, and sportsmanship...member of the National Honor Society, French Honor Society and National Art Honor Society. 2b1af7f3a8