Prior to ETSU: Lettered in cross country and softball at Knoxville Catholic High School for four seasons...Competed in four consecutive TSSAA Division I A-AA state championship meets from 2013-2016...Individually finished 13th, 9th, 6th and 5th, respectively, in TSSAA Division I A-AA East Middle Regionals...Received Knox News PrepXtra First Team All-KIL award in 2016...Finished 22nd and medaled in the Footlocker South Regional senior meet in Charlotte, N.C. in 2016...Personal records include 20:00 in the 5k and 12:09 in the 3200 meter...Received 2017 Female National Scholar Athlete Award at KCHS.

Personal: Born on August 24, 1998... daughter of Rick and Janet Bruce... majoring in Health Sciences (Pre-Medicine) at ETSU...Bruce's cousin, Sean Conway, played football as an offensive lineman for Western Kentucky from 2010-2013...Bruce received the 2017 Honor of Sedes Sapientiae, which is the highest honor Knoxville Catholic High School confers on its graduating seniors.