2014: Sparks concluded her first year in Mossy Creek with two top-five finishes. These times included a fourth place finsh at the Victor Ashe Meet and a fifth place finish at the Maryville Dual meet.
Blue/Orange Meet – DNC
Victor Ashe Meet – 23:38.49 (4th) 5k
Berea Invitational – 22:46 (37th) 5k
Maryville Dual Meet – 23:23.63 (5th) 5k
Louisville Invitational – 23:00.00 (297th) 5k
McAlphine Invitational -24:22.4 (200th)
Falcon Classic – DNC
SAC Championships – 25:52.84 (92th) 5k
NCAA Southeast Regional – DNC
High School: Three-time MVP at Karns High School in Knoxville, Tenn... Set a personal best in the 1600m on the track at 5:32... Coached by Rick Cathy.
Personal: Sparks in the granddaughter of legendary Carson-Newman football coach Ken Sparks... Her father, Chad, played football for C-N and her aunt, Chanda Childress, played volleyball for the Eagles.