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Kenesha Abrams
Kenesha Abrams

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
Boys and Girls H.S.

Height:
5-6

Position:
Mid-Distance

2011 Outdoor Season: Season bests: 400m (57.35 - Wake Forest Open), 800m (2:22.99 - Towson Invitational) ... also competed in relay competition: 4x400 (first leg, 3:44.57 - Florida Relays) and 1600m sprint medley (third leg, 4:04.44 - Penn Relays) ... named to Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Commissioner's All-Academic Team.

2011 Indoor Season: Season-best times include: 200m - 26.19 (Giegengack Invitational); 400m - 58.50 (NYU Metropolitan Coaches Invitational); 500m - 1:15.61 (Great Dane Classic) ... Member of the 4x400 relay that ran a season-best 3:46.82 at the ECAC Championship.

2010 Cross Country Season: Competed in six meets for UMES ... Ran a season-best 22:54.32 at the Delaware State Invitational.

2010 Outdoor Season: Season-best times include: 400m - 59.23 (Mason Spring Invite); 800m - 2:20.34 (MEAC Championships) ... Member of the 4x800 relay which ran a 8:58.10 at the Penn Relays ... Also competed at the Coppin State Eagle Twilight, Maryland Invitational, Morgan State Legacy, Delaware State Invitational and Penn Invite.

2010 Indoor Season: Season-best times include: 400m - 58.95 (New Balance Collegiate Invitational); 500m - 1:18.80 (Metropolitan Coaches Invitational); 800m - 2:25.46 (NYC Gotham Cup) ... Member of the 4x400 relay which ran a 3:48.27 and the DMR that ran a 12:22.02 at the Penn State Nationals.

2009 Cross Country Season: Ran in six events ... Finished 54th in UMES Lid-Lifter Invitational in 23:58.81 ... Placed 45th in the Towson Invitational with a time of 24:26.89 ...Was 60th in the UMES Cappy Anderson Invitational with a time of 23:38.62 ... Crossed 26th at the Delaware State Hornet Invitational with a season best time of 23:32.59 ... Ran a 24:24.25 at the Delaware Blue & Gold Invitational, which was good for 118th place ... Was 60th overall at the MEAC Championship at UMES with a time of 23:59.46.

High School/Club: Won the team trophy at the 2008 Millrose Games.

Personal: Born July 18, 1991 in Guyana ... Daughter of Yonnette Welcome ... Major is Biology ... Enjoys cooking, cleaning and music ... Nickname is Kay-Kay ... Favorite book is Mama's Girl by Veronica Campbell ... Favorite movies are The Little Rascals, Finding Nemo and Happy Feet.