Resume

COLLEGE EDUCATION

Duke University; Durham, NC

Masters in Humanities (A.M.); Film Studies & Women's Studies Concentration; Spring 2008 - GPA: 3.925; Full Frame Fellow

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.); Major: English & Theater / Certificate: Film/Video/Digital; May 2006 - GPA: 3.846; Graduated Magna Cum Laude; Dean's Honor List with Distinction every semester

  • CoSIDA Academic All-American (2004)
  • WICCA Academic All-American (2005)
  • Benenson Grant Recipient
  • Duke in London: Intensive 6-week summer theater program that involved the analysis of 28 current plays

HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION

Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory; San Francisco, CA

High School Diploma; (Class of 2002) - GPA: 4.0 or 4.0 scale; Graduated 2nd in class

PROFESSIONAL ATHLETICS

Sponsor: Nike, Inc. (2007-Present)

  • IAAF World Championships BRONZE MEDALIST: 1500M (2009)
  • USATF Outdoor National Champion: 1500M (2009)
  • USATF Road Mile National Champion (2009)
  • USA Olympian and Olympic Finalist: 1500M (2008)
  • USATF Olympic Trials Champion: 1500M (2008)
  • USATF Indoor National Champion: 3K (2008)

Current Personal Bests - Track:

  • 800m: 2:00.47 (2010)
  • 1500m: 4:00.33 (2008)
  • Mile: 4:20.34 (2008)
  • 3k: 8:31.38 (2010)
  • 3k Steeple: 9:59.4 (2006)
  • 5k: 15:00.51 (2010)

Current Personal Bests - Cross Country / Road Races:

  • Mile: 4:19.2 (2008)
  • 4k: 13:02 (2006)
  • 5k: 15:41 (2009)
  • 6k: 19:55 (2006)

COLLEGE ATHLETICS

Duke University Varsity Athletics, Cross-Country & Track (2002-2007)

  • NCAA Champion: 1 Mile (2007) & 2 time Runner up, 1 Mile (2005) & 3K (2007)
  • 6 time NCAA All-American: 1500m, 1 mile, 3K, & Cross-Country
  • NACAC Under-23 Champion: 1500m (2006)
  • USATF 6th place finisher: 1500m (2006)
  • 6 time Atlatic Coast Conference (ACC) Champion: 1 Mile, 1500m, 3K & Cross-Country
  • ACC MVP (2005)
  • East Coast Athletic Conference (ECAC) Champion: 1 Mile (2005)
  • NCAA Southeast Region: Cross-Country Champion & Athlete of the Year (2005)
  • Attended Duke University on full athletic scholarship, commitments totaled 30-40 hrs/week

Collegiate Personal Bests:

  • 800m: 2:04.95 (Senior)
  • 1500m: 4:12.31 (Senior)
  • Mile: 4:34.94 (5th Year)
  • 3k: 9:02.73 (5th Year)
  • 3k Steeple: 9:59.4 (Senior)
  • 5k: 15:38.42 (Senior)

HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS

Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory Varsity Athletics (1998-2002)

  • National Champion: 800m
  • All American Selection: 800m
  • 2 time California State Champion: 800m & 1600m
  • 7 time Central Coast Section Champion: 800m, 1600m & Cross-Country
  • Inductee: San Francisco Prep Hall of Fame (2008)
  • Inductee: Sacramento Meet of Champions Hall of Fame (2008)

High School Personal Bests:

  • 800m: 2:08.52 (Junior)
  • 1500m: 4:30.28 (Junior)
  • 1600m: 4:51.0 (Senior)
  • 3k: 9:38.42 (Senior)

WORK EXPERIENCE

The Movie Making Marathon (2006-2008)

  • Co-Producer of Duke's 24-hour film festival (including its inaugural year)
  • Role involved coordinating publicity, securing grants, and overseeing event planning
  • Duke's Movie Making Marathon Website

Documentary on Duke Women's Cross Country Team (2005-2007)

  • Developed documentary as part of an independent study project
  • Production involved ongoing documentation and editing as part of my Master's Degree project
  • "Blue Soles" short documentary

NBC Sports Network; Sacramento, CA (Summer 2004)

  • Spotter at US Track & Field Olympic Trials
  • Tracked field events & relayed information to the production team for live broadcast

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Organized system to redistribute retired running shoes to Middle Schoolers (2005-2007)

  • Collected trainers and spikes from Duke runners to help advance Middle School running programs
  • Program involved mentoring student-athletes through discussions and participation in team events

Duke University Dramatic Readings

  • Performing Dissent (Fall 2003)
  • Throw Like a Girl (Fall 2006)

SKILLS

  • Competitive Irish Step Dancer (1990-2001) - Placed as high as 2nd within Western US & 7th Nationally
  • Proficient in Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Word, Excel, Windows, Stata; Understanding of Phonetics