Amber Valimont finishes second, Jim Spisak takes third
As a Graduate Student (2012)
Finished 2nd out of 75 runners and 2nd for Duquesne with a time of 18:21 at the Duquesne Duals...Came in 7th out of 277 runners and 2nd for Duquesne with a time of 17:33 at the National Catholic Invitational.
Will have one season of eligibility after graduating from Duke
As a Junior at Duke (2010)
Duke's top finisher at three meets ... won the Wake Forest Dual, clocking 17:29 ... the Blue Devils' second runner and 16th overall at the Roy Griak Invitational, where she ran 21:29.4 for 6K ... won the 5K Blue Ridge Mountain Open in 17:15.0 ... took 17th at the ACC Championships with a mark of 20:53.6 ... posted a season-best 20:31.3 for 6K at the NCAA Southeast Regional to garner All-Southeast Region honors ... Duke's top finisher at the NCAA Championships, coming in 48th overall at 20:57.5 ... competed on one occasion during the indoor season, taking fifth in the 3,000m at the Armory Collegiate with a time of 9:50.35 ... outdoors, competed in the 5,000m and 10,000m events ... won the ECAC title in the 5,000m at 16:30.80 to earn All-East accolades ... earned All-ACC honors in the 10,000m with a third-place showing at the conference meet ... closed out the season with a ninth-place finish in the 10K at the NCAA First Round, where she ran a personal-best 33:51.42.
As a Sophomore at Duke (2009)
Duke's top cross country runner in the fall ... placed third at the Wisconsin Invitational, covering 5K in 17:08.3 ... won the Blue Ridge Open with a 17:18.07 performance ... earned All-ACC honors after placing fifth in a 6K personal-best 20:14.8 ... followed with an all-region performance at the NCAA Southeast Regionals, where she placed fifth in 20:20.85 ... garnered All-America distinction after running to a 29th place finish at the NCAA Championships, clocking 20:37.5 ... named Duke Team MVP ... indoors, collected All-ACC honors after a third place finish in the 5,000m (16:39.99) ... also placed eighth at the Armory Collegiate in the 3,000m, running 9:50.24 ... outdoors, specialized in the 10,000m ... finished fourth in the event at the ACC Championships with a 35:05.05 performance ... qualified for the NCAA First Round, where she placed seventh in 34:58.37 ... advanced to the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore. ... clocked a personal-best 34:06.40 at the national championship meet to finish 22nd overall.
As a Sophomore at Duke (2008)
Led the Duke cross country team three meets in the 2008 season ... took seventh of 222 competitors at the Roy Griak Invitational, with a 6K time 21:39.3 ... 11th of 300 at the Penn State Invitational in 21:01 ... four on the squad at ACCs with a 6K time of 21:39.6 ... first for Duke and 26th overall at the NCAA Southeast Regional in 21:48 ... ACC Performer of the Week on Sept. 29 ... earned All-East honors during outdoor track season with her eighth-place finish at the ECAC Championships, clocking 17:02.26 ... won the Duke Twilight 5K in an ECAC qualifying time of 17:19.80 ... did not see action during the indoor slate ... one of two Blue Devils named to the 2008 All-ACC Academic squad for cross country season.
Graduated from Duke in 2012 ... sister Kendall is on the Dukes' cross country team.