The Sun Devil cross country teams competed in the NCAA West Region Championships Saturday in Portland, Ore.
2009 Track: Did not compete... 2008 XC: Ran in one race... placed 70th in the open race of the NCAA Pre-National Meet in Terre Haute, Ind.... 2008 Outdoor: Scored at the Pac-10 Championships, placing eighth in the 10,000m run... regionally qualified in the 5,000m run with a time of 16:47.67 recorded at the Oregon Relays... ran a personal-best 4:38.60 in the 1,500m run at the ASU Invitational... 2008 Indoor: Did not race... 2007 XC: Was the team's fifth finisher at the NCAA Championships, helping the team to a fourth-place national finish and its second trophy in three years... placed 155th at the national meet, improving her time by 37 seconds from the year before... placed 39th in the region and 31st at the Pac-10 meets... was the team's fifth runner at the Roy Griak Invitational in 65th place, helping ASU to a runner-up team finish... 2007 Outdoor: Competed in three races... placed 13th at the Pac-10 Championships in the 5,000m run... ran a personally best time of 17:01.07 to win the 5,000m run at the Double Dual... place third in the 3,000m run at the Sun Angel Classic... 2007 Indoor: Ran in two 3,000m races... scored at the MPSF Indoor Championships with an eighth-place finish and personal-best time of 9:46.26... 2006 XC: Competed in six races for the team in her first collegiate season... finished 160th at the NCAA Championships... finished 16th at the Pac-10 meet before placing 38th at the West Region run... placed eighth at the Dave Murray, her first collegiate race for ASU... also took 27th at the Roy Griak... 2006 Track: Redshirted... 2005 XC: Redshirted.
High School: A 2005 graduate of Clovis High School (Clovis, Calif.)... in cross country, placed 10th at the California Division I state meet and earned all-state accolades... four-time state qualifier... selected all-conference four times and All-Valley three times... also named teams runner of the year twice... two-time conference champion on the track at 1,600m (2003 and 2004)... also won the Valley title in 2004 at the same distance... the school record holder in the 1,600m (4:59) and 3,200m (10:54) runs, she was selected all-conference three times and All-Valley twice... like her brother, holds the Clovis High School Woodward Park record (3.1 course) with a time of 18:15... 2004 Clovis Runner of the Year and 2005 Clovis Female Athlete of the Year... also chosen as the 2005 Junior League of Fresno Female Athlete of the Year... lettered four times in both cross country and track and field and captained the cross country team as a junior and senior.
Personal: Major is BIS (Sociology and Communication)... parents are Cheryl and the late Joe Duke... one brother: J.J., a former member of the Arizona State cross country and track and field teams... born March 2, 1987, in Fresno, Calif.
Personal Bests 1500: 4:38.50 3000: 9:46.26 5000: 16:47.67
In NCAA Championship Meets
2007 XC 6,000m Course 21:58.00 155th
2006 XC 6,000m Course 22:35.50 160th
* Indicates All-America honors attained