Sophie Stokes Cerkvenik
Sophie Stokes Cerkvenik
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Britt, Minn.
High School: Virginia Secondary School
Events: Sprints/Hurdles

BEFORE COLBY

Sophie graduated from Virginia Secondary School.

AT COLBY 

Sophie majors in Psychology and has a minor in Anthropology.

2017 outdoor season highlights: Sophie was fourth in the 100 hurdles and also ran in the 200 dash at the NESCAC Championships. She was seventh in the 100 hurdles at the New England Division III meet and was part of a 1,600 relay team that placed eighth at the Open New England meet. Sophie was on the NESCAC Spring All-Academic Team.

2017 indoor season highlights: Stokes Cerkvenik ran the second leg for the 1,600 relay team and finished 10th at the NCAA meet. The relay team ran 3:53.63 in taking fifth at the Open New England Champioinships. Sophie had wins with the 1,600 relay at the Tufts Last Chance Qualifier, the Maine State meet, and in a tri-meet with Bates and MIT. She also was part of the 800 relay team's victory at the Maine State Championships. Stokes Cerkvenik won the 60 dash and the 60 hurdles at the Bowdoin Invitational. She had a second in the 60 dash and a third in the 60 hurdles at the Wheaton Invitational. She was named to the NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team.

2016 outdoor season highlights: Sophie competed at the NESCAC Championships and was fifth with a personal best of 1:06.50 in the 400 hurdles. At the New England DIII Championships, Sophie raced to a 15th-place finish in the 400 hurdles. Sophie was 10th in the 100 hurdles, helped the 4x400 relay team to a fifth-place finish and the 4x100 relay to an eighth. Stokes Cerkvenik started the outdoor season at the Aztec Open, helping the 4x100 relay team to a victory, along with a second in the 100 hurdles. At the PLNU Invitational, Sophie raced to a fifth-place finish in the 100 hurdles and an 11th in the 400 hurdles. Sophie finished the Colby Open with two second-place finishes in the 100 hurdles and 400 hurdles. At the Aloha Relays, Sophie raced to a second-place finish and a personal best of 15.14 in the 100 hurdles and a fourth in the 400 hurdles. 

2016 indoor season highlights: Stokes Cerkvenik competed in the 60-meter hurdles and 200 dash in her first season. Sophie finished third in the 60 hurdles at the Bates tri-meet, second in the hurdles and fifth in the 200 meters at the Bates Invitational, fourth in both events at the Wheaton Invitational, third and seventh in the same events at the Maine State Championships, 25th in hurdles at the Open New England Championships, and seventh in hurdles at the ECAC Division III Championship. Sophie helped the 4x200 meter relay team finish first at the Bates Invitational, first with the 4x400 meter relay team at the Wheaton Invitational, and third at the Maine State Championships.