Shantol Hemley
Shantol  Hemley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Catherine's Jamaica

High School:
St. Jago High

Event:
Mid-Distance

05/20/2015

58 UMES STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN MEAC ACADEMIC HONORS

30 females and 28 males recognized by the conference for their dedication inside the classroom

05/19/2015

OVER TWO DOZEN UMES STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN FOUR-YEAR DEGREE

Current & former student-athletes recognized at UMES Commencement

03/08/2013

HAWKS ENJOY SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE ARMORY

UMES posts another solid outing for the indoor season with a pair of third places.

03/08/2013

HAWKS WIN, PLACE & SHOW AT LAFAYETTE RIDER WINTER GAMES

UMES posts another solid outing for the indoor season.

02/22/2013

HAWKS FINISH STRONG IN COLLEGIATE ARMORY MEET

UMES Finishes with 14 Top 10 Individual and Team Finishes

02/20/2015

MEAC Championships

Highlights of the 2015 MEAC Indoor Championships. The men took third while the women finished fifth.

02/15/2013

2013 MEAC Track & Field Championships

See Megan Raymond's shots of the action and medal presentations at the 2013 MEAC T&F Championships.

2014 Cross Country: Had a strong campaign as a sophomore ... led off the year with a sixth place finish at the UMES Lid Lifter and a time of 20:30.29 ... had her fastest time at the Del. State Invitational with a time of 19:23.7, a collegiate best ... registered another 6th place finish at the Cappy Anderson Invite ... finished 11th at the MEAC Championships with a time of 19:37.9.

2015 Indoor Season:
Raced 21 times between mid-distance and relay races ... had the fastest time of any Hawk in the 500 meter run with a time of 1:16.75 ... primarily ran in the 800 meter run, with a top time of 2:12.48 at the Terrier Invitational ... took fourth at the MEAC Championships in the 800 meter ... won the Coach O Invitational's 800 meter with a time of 2:15.70 ... also had the top time of the Lady Hawks in the 1000 meter run at 3:03.69, taking 8th at Navy ... placed twice in the top ten in the mile run, including a time of 5:19.54 at the Navy Invite ... helped the 4x400 relay team acheive numerous victories and top five finishes with a top time of 3:46.12 at the Terrier Invitational ... team also finished fourth at the MEAC Championships and won at events over the winter ... qualified for the 4x800 at the IC4A/ECAC Championships, and finished fifth with a time of 8:50.87 ... helped distance medley team to a 1st place finish at the MEAC Championships.

2015 Outdoor Season:
Competed in a large number of events ... had a top time of 57.79 seconds in the 400 meter dash ... finished second at the VertKlasse Meeting with a time of 2:11.69 at the 800 meter run and finished fifth in the same race at the MEAC Championships ... helped the 4x400 relay team qualify for the MEAC and IC4A/ECAC Championships, finishing fourth and third, respectively, in each race ... the IC4A time was the fastest of the season at 3:41.83 ... competed on the 1600 Sprint Medley team and finished third with a time of 4:03.64 at the Raleigh Relays.

2013 Cross Country Season
: ran in every race this season...had one top ten finish at the Hornet Invitational...was second best UMES runner at the MEAC Championships, finishing 23rd.

Personal: born on October 11, 1991...daughter of Alolith Burrell...has two sisters andseven brothers...nickname is Hemleyboo...sociology major at UMES...placed in top ten in 800m finals and the 2000m steeple chase at the Boys and Girls Championships in 2010, which she considers her best personal sports moment...competed in track and field while in high school...prays as a pregame routine...lists her mother and grandmother as her biggest influence because they want her to achieve the best in life...best non-athletic accomplishment is passing the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) exams...hopes to work for the US Government upon graduation...favorite sayings are "The effort you put out is what you receive" and "Pain is temporary, success is forever"...hobbies outside of sports is dancing, socializing, making people laughand singing...favorite movies are The Notebook and The Game.hopes to become an All-American...best advice from her is to "Aim for the sky, and never say never"