PR: 3,000m – 8:44.73 (2007); 5,000m - 15:09.28 (2007)
Born: Feb. 27, 1985, in Atlanta, Ga.
Current Residence: Winston-Salem, N.C.
High School: Lakewood High School (Ohio) ‘03
College: Wake Forest ‘07
Coach: Annie Bennett
Agent: Matt Taylor
Career Highlights: 3rd at 2007 USA Outdoors; 2007 NCAA Indoor and
Outdoor 5,000m champion
Sikes’ explosion onto the national track and field scene hit a peak with a 3rd place finish at the 2007 USA Outdoor Championships…Her time of 15:09.28 in the 5,000m was a personal best and placed her on the Team USA roster for the World Championships...The success also completed a senior season for Sikes that saw a 2007 NCAA Outdoor championship, an NCAA East Regional championship along with an ACC Indoor and Outdoor championship for Wake Forest University.
2007: 3rd at USA Outdoors 5,000m (15:09.28PR)…9th in heats at World
Outdoors (15:54.06)...NCAA Outdoor champion
5,000m (15:16.76)…NCAA East Regional champion 5,000m (15:52.55)…ACC Outdoor
champion 5,000m (15:57.24)…3rd in 5,000m (15:44.97) and 4th in 3,000m at NCAA
Indoors (9:13.33)…ACC Indoor 5,000m champion…8th in 3,000m at Monaco (8:44.73PR)...ranked
#5 in the U.S. by T&FN...best of 15:09.28.
2006: 5th at NCAA Outdoors 5,000m (16:12.14)…6th at NCAA East Regional 5,000m (16:07.44PR)…4th at ACC Indoors 3,000m (9:36.20)…15th at NCAA Cross-Country (21:09.2)…ACC Cross-Country runner-up (20:57.1)…best 5,000m of 16:07.44
2005: 5th at ACC Indoors mile (4:55.09)…best 5,000m of 16:29.02