Why Lehigh? "Lehigh has the perfect combination of academics and athletics. I wanted a small school where I could be easily involved in a lot of activities, as well as, competitive in track."
Finished in 3rd place at the 2009 outdoor Patriot League Championship in the 1500 meter run … First place finish at the Lehigh-Lafayette Outdoor Dual in the 1500 … Won the 800 meter run at the 2009 Moravian Greyhound Invatational.
Sternick on Utesch: "Coach Deb truly cares about everyone of her runners and helps everyone individually succeed. She goes above and beyond her job as a coach."
Personal: daughter of Cary … has two siblings Aaron and Alyssa.