|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Knox Catholic HS|
2020 Track & Field*: Performed in two events on the indoor season...began the year at the 2020 ETSU Track and Field Invitational (Jan. 10-11) by competing in the 5000m run with a time of 19:35.46… followed up that performance by competing at the Buccaneer Track and Field Invitational (Jan. 31-Feb. 1) in the 3000m run with a time of 11:12.98…member of the 2019-20 SoCon Honor Roll...recipient of the SoCon Commissioner’s Medal.
*Outdoor season canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic
2019 Track & Field: Competed in three indoor meets running distance events…placed seventh in the VMI Team Challenge (Jan. 26) with a time of 19:45.68 in the 5000m run to score for her team…matched her indoor total with three outdoor meets…placed a best fourth place in the 2019 Catamount Classic (April 12-13) with a time of 19:24.90 in the 5000m…earned a spot on the SoCon Honor Roll…a SoCon Academic All-Conference selection in indoor and outdoor…a recipient of the SoCon Commissioner’s Medal
2018 Track & Field: Competed in four distance runs during indoor season before hitting her stride in outdoor — competing in four 5K's and one 3K ... Set both of her collegiate personal records to open outdoor season, finishing with a time of 19:05.71 in the 49er classic 5K and a 11:59.05 time in the following week's 3K at the Weems Baskin Relays ... Finished third at the Catamount Classic 5K in Cullowhee, N.C. for her career-best finish, competing as the only freshman in an 11-athlete field ... Placed fifth in the Tri-Star Classic 5K at Science Hill High School.
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.