Cynthia Anais Captured Second Place, Emilie Ducados Finishes Seventh
Lenora Guion-Firmin Finishes in Top 10 of Women's 400-Meter Dash
Cynthia Anais, Lenora Guion-Firmin and Andre Walsh Advance in Respective Events
Several UMES Student-Athletes Ranked in Nation and Worlds Best
Five Hawks Qualified with National Top 10 Times in Respective Events
See the action from the 2012 MEAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
2010 HAWK HYSTERIA - Track & Field members receive their NCAA watches and also sign autographs - Oct. 15, 2010
2010 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Eastern Regional - May 27-29 - Greensboro, N.C. - Photos by PrettySporty.com
2010 Outdoor Track & Field NCAA Eastern Regional - Greensboro, N.C. - May 27-29, 2010 - Photos by Michael Simmons
See some of the action from Day 1 of the 2010 MEAC Outdoor Championships.
2011 Outdoor Season: Finished 25th in the nation in the 800m with a time of 2:05.59 at the ECAC Championships ... also team's top runner in 400m (55.56 - Wake Forest Open) and 1500m (4:33.27 - Wake Forest Open) ... earned five medals, including four golds ... MEAC Champion in the 800m with run of 2:09.32 ... named MEAC track & field athlete of the week for period from April 17-23 for winning 800m (2:09.06) and anchoring first place 4x400-relay team (3:44.29) at Morgan State Legacy ... took first place in the Towson Invitational 400m at 57.84 ... took the gold in the 800m at the Donald Webster Memorial, finishing 2:12.49 ... reached the NCAA quarterfinal round in Bloomington in the 800m, getting 23rd place with time of 2:09.23 ... third leg in fastest 4x400-relay team run in school history, taking 3rd in ECAC at 3:39.49 ... anchored long 4x800-relay run in Penn Relays, finishing at 8:56.12 ... named to Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Commissioner's All-Academic Team for second straight year.
2011 Indoor Season: Broke the school record in both the 800m with a time of 2:07.95 at the Albany Great Dane Classic in New York, N.Y. on Jan. 24 (also a meet record) and the 1000m with a time of 2:48.85 at the Penn State Nationals in University Park, Pa. on Jan. 29 ... Broke the MEAC Championship meet record in the 1 Mile with a time of 5:01.26 in Landover, Md. on March 18 ... Named the MEAC Female Athlete of the Week for Jan. 27 ... MEAC Championships Co-Top Performer ... Took home the gold medal in six events, including three at the MEAC Championships.
2010 Cross Country Season: Completed all seven of UMES' meets ... Took home the gold medal at the Delaware State Open (20:20.53) and Delaware State Invitational (19:18.16) ... Finished second overall with a time of 18:45.59 at the UMES Cappy Anderson Invitational ... Tabbed MEAC Athlete of the Week twice (Sept. 22, Oct. 14) ... Named a MEAC Championship Top Performer with her eighth place finish time of 18:52.80.
2010 Outdoor Season: Named the team Player of the Year ... Broke the school record in the 800m with a time of 2:05.33 at the NCAA Eastern Regional in Greensboro N.C. on May 27 ... Competed at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the 800m at historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon ... Season bests: 200m - 25.76 (Coppin State Eagle Twilight); 400m - 56.94 (Maryland Invitational); 800m 2:05.33 (NCAA Eastern Regional); 1500m - 4:35.51 (Penn Invite) ... Member of the: 4x400 relay that ran 3:43.77 at the ECAC Championships; 4x800 relay that ran 8:58.10 at the Penn Relays and the 1600 Sprint Medley that ran a 4:03.44 also at the Penn Relays ... Also competed at Morgan State Legacy, MEAC Championships and Wake Forest Open ... Named to the MEAC Commissioner's All-Academic List.
2010 Indoor Season: Season-bests: 800m (2:09.08 - ECAC Championships); 1 Mile (5:03.28 - Albany Great Dane Classic) ... Member of the 4x400 relay that ran a 3:45.74 at the ECAC Championships and the DMR that ran a 12:04.04 at the MEAC Championships ... Also competed at the Penn State Nationals, New Balance Collegiate Invitaional, NYC Gotham Cup and UMES Coach O Invitational.
2009 Cross Country Season: Participated in seven races ... Finished 40th at the UMES Lid-Lifter Invitational with a time of 21:25.52 ... Was the top UMES finisher at the Towson Invitational with a time of 20:57.88, which was good for 10th place overall ... Placed 29th at the UMES Cappy Anderson Invitational in 20:10.45 ... Crossed fourth at the Delaware State Hornet Invitational with a season best time of 19:39.28 ... Ran a 21:18.72 at the Delaware Blue & Gold Invitational, which was good for 60th place ... Finished 18th overall at the MEAC Championship at UMES with a time of 20:06.58 ... Ran a 25:47 at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals, held at UMES.
2009 Outdoor Season: All-American ... Broke the school record in the 800 meters in 2:09.58 at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Ran a 57.56 in the 400 meters at the Hampton Relays ... Finished the 400 meter hurdles in 1:11.50 at the Maryland Invitational ... Ran the 1500 meters in 4:45.22 at the MEAC Championships ... Member of the school record breaking 4x400 Relay team who ran a 3:41.12 at the NCAA East Regionals and the school record breaking 4x800 Relay who ran an 8:44.38 at the Florida Relays.
2009 Indoor Season: Ran the 800 meters in 2:11.62 at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... Member of the 4x400 Relay who ran 3:49.08 and the Distance Medley Relay who ran 12:02.01 at the MEAC Championships.
2008 Cross Country Season: Ran in all seven events ... Was team's top finisher in the first event of the season at the Navy Salty Dog six-kilometer race and finished 84th overall in 26:25 ... Had three top-20 finishes on the season ... Was 13th in the Cappy Anderson Invitational at UMES in 19:10.01, her top time of the season ... Also crossed 13th in the UMES Hawk Challenge in 19:51.78 ... Raced to a 19th-place finish at the MEAC Championships at UMES with a time of 19:28.40 ... Member of MEAC Championship team ... Finished 178th in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional in 30:32.
Personal: Born January 18, 1988 in Aubervilliers, France... Daughter of Jean-Michel and Pascale Anais ... Has one sister, Sandy ... Major is Fine Arts ... After graduation, she plans on being a designer and continuing to run ... Favorite saying is, "If you want, you can." ... Hobbies outside of sports are drawing, painting and music ... Favorite book is Le petit Prince by Saint-Exupéry ... Personal goal before graduation is to make international competition.