Cynthia Anais Sets MEAC Record in 800-Meter Run
Men's Track & Field Team Wins IC4A Relay, Women Set UMES Record
2011 Outdoor Season: Competed in two sprinting events, season bests: 100m (12.59 - MEAC Championships), 200m (25.98 - Morgan State Legacy) ... also ran in relay competition, 4x100 (third leg, 49.92 - Morgan State Legacy), 4x400 (third leg, 3:52.20, Donald Webster Memorial).
2010 Outdoor Season: Season-bests: 100m (12.51 - Mason Spring Invite); 200m (25.02 - Morgan State Legacy) .. Member of the 4x100 relay that ran a 48.46 at the Maryland Invitational, the 4x200 relay that ran a 1:41.31 at Penn Relays and the 1600 Sprint Medley that ran a 4:03.44, also at the Penn Relays ... Also competed at the Wake Forest Open.
2010 Indoor Season: Season-bests: 55m (7.36 - Albany Great Dane Classic); 60m (7.86 - UMES Coach O Invitational); 200m (25.57 - New Balance Collegiate Invitational) ... Member of the 4x400 relay that ran a 4:01.79 at the Metropolitan Coaches Invitational ... Also competed at the MEAC Championships.
High School: Participated in track all four years ... Team was State Champions in the 4x200 and All-Conference in the 4x100 and 4x200 ... Was named the team MVP her freshman and sophomore years ... Earned the Coaches Award her freshman, sophomore and junior years ... Was team's Most Outstanding Performer her junior year ... Named to the All-Conference team in the 200m her senior year.
Personal: Born February 16, 1991 in Ft. Benning, Ga. ... Daughter of Tommy and Stacie Benbow ... Has one sister, Paris Bryant, and one brother, Tommy Benbow, Jr. ... Major is Exercise Science ... Personal best non-athletic accomplishment was making the honor roll with a 3.5 GPA ... Wants to turn pro in track and go to the Olympics after graduation ... Hobbies outside of sports include dancing, cooking, shopping and hanging with friends ... Favorite movie is Baby Boy.