Updated: January 6, 2014
2013 Cross Country: Competed in five meets for the Hokies... Placed fourth at the VT Alumni Invite... Earned a 12th place finish at the Mountaineer Open... Posted a season best time of 21:58.10 at the NCAA Southeast Regional.
2013 Outdoor: Posted a season best 1,500-meter time at the ACC Championships, finishing at 4:28.76 ... Clocked a time of 4:29.74 at the Oxy Invite ... Finished 17th in the 5,000 meters at the ACC Championship with a time of 16:37.24 ... Recorded a season best in the 5,000 meters at the Raleigh Relays (16:37.24) ... Ran a season best 2:12.79 800 meters at the Roanoke/Virginia Tech Twilight to end her season.
2013 Indoor: Recorded a season best mile time of 4:53.68 at the ACC Championship ... Competed unattached in mile at the VT Elite Meet (5:00.83) and in the 1,000 meters at the VT Invitational (2:59.75).
2012 Cross Country: Redshirted ... Competed in one race as an unattached runner.
2012 Outdoor: Finished fifth in the 1500 meters at the ACC Championship (4:33.05), after running a personal best 4:30.47 in the prelims … Anchored the school record setting 4x800 meter relay at the Colonial Relays (8:47.76) … Clocked a season best 2:13.54 in the 800 meters at the Cal Brutus Hamilton Invitational … Also competed in the 5000 meters at the Raleigh Relays (17:12.38).
2012 Indoor: Placed 12th in the 3000 meters at the ACC Championship with a personal best 9:50.63, while also running the 1200 meter leg on the fourth place distance medley relay team (11:29.10) … Clocked a personal best and team-leading mile of 4:50.42 at the SPIRE Division I Invitational … Runner-up in the 1000 meters at the VT Challenge in a season best 2:50.52 … Took second in the mile at the VT Elite Meet (4:51.22) … Clocked a season best 600 meter time of 1:35.14 at the SPIRE Division I Invitational ... Named Academic All-ACC.
2011 Cross Country: Competed in five meets on the season … Ran third on the team and 91st overall at the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational (22:26) … Posted a season-best 6k of 21:53.2 at the NCAA Southeast Regional Meet and finished 66th … Was 52nd at the ACC Championship Meet in 21:57.0.
2011 Outdoor: Redshirted.
2011 Indoor: Added a point to the women’s total at the ACC Championships, placing eighth in the mile run (4:57.87) after setting a season-best in the prelims (4:55.01) … Set season bests in the 800 (2:15.80) and 3,000 meters (10:11.07).
2010 Cross Country: Earned NCAA All-Region honors, finishing 18th at the NCAA Southeast Regional meet (21:00.3) leading the Hokies to a fifth place team finish … Was the Hokies’ top finisher at the Appalachian State Invite, taking a ninth place finish (17:55.5) … Posted a season-best 5k of 17:47.5 at the Charlotte Invite ... Placed 36th at the ACC Championships, good for second on the team (21:27.4) ... Named team Rookie of the Year.
High School: 2009 National Foot Locker Cross Country Finalist ... Earned 2009 first team All-Met honors ... Named 2009 Foot Locker All-South selection ... Won the individual Northern Region Cross Country Championship ... Earned All-State indoor honors in 1,600 and 3,200-meters ... Posted prep bests of 5:09.92 in the mile, 11:13.44 in the 3,200m, and 17:22 in the 5,000m in cross country ... High school teammate of Tech runner Alex Watt.
Personal: Born on October 25, 1991 in Alexandria, Va. ... Daughter of Michael Kvartunas and Temple Gracza ... Majoring in human nutrition, foods and exercise.
|Kvartunas' Collegiate XC Bests|
|5k: 17:47.5, Charlotte Invite, 2010|
|6k: 21:00.3, NCAA Regional, 2010|
|Kvartunas' Collegiate Track & Field Bests|
|600m: 1:35.14||800m: 2:12.79|
|800m: 2:15.80||1500m: 4:28.76|
|1000m: 2:50.52||5000m: 16:37.24|