Hawks Finish Strong in Duke Invitational, School Record Broken in Steeplechase
UMES Women Finish Third, Men Take Fifth in Virginia Invitational
Cynthia Anais Captured Second Place, Emilie Ducados Finishes Seventh
Vanessa Henry, Cynthia Anais, Rico Taylor, Damian Miles and Marcus Wallace Named First Team Honorees
Cynthia Anais Sets MEAC Record in 800-Meter Run
2011 Outdoor Season: Won two medals in the season ... Took gold medal in Towson Invitational 800m with time of 2:14.93 ... season bests: 400m (55.66 - Wake Forest Open), 800m (2:09.28 - Florida Relays), 1500m (4:37.79 - Wake Forest Open) ... served as first leg for school record breaking 4x400-relay team, finishing in 3:39.49 at ECAC Championships ... also ran on three other relay teams, best times: 4x200 (third leg, 1:40.14), 4x800 (8:56.12 - Penn Relays), sprint medley (third leg, 4:01.81 - Florida Relays) ... named to Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Commissioner's All-Academic Team.
2011 Indoor Season: Posted a team season-best time of 1:14.72 in the 500m (Albany Great Dane Classic ... Other season-bests include a 2:11.38 in the 800m at the Giegengack Invitational and a 5:13.96 in the one mile at the UMES Collegiate Invitational ... Took home a bronze medal at the MEAC Championships in the 4x400 relay with a team time of 3:50.10 ... Also competed at the Penn State Nationals, ECAC Championship and NYU Metropolitan Coaches Invitational.
2010 Cross Country Season: Competed in all of UMES' seven meets ... Placed fourth overall to help the Lady Hawks to a first place team finish at the Delaware State Open with a time of 21:26.60 ... Posted a season-best time of 20:31.97 at the UMES Cappy Anderson Invitational.
2010 Outdoor Season: Season-bests: 200m (26.02 - Mason Spring Invite); 400m (56.66 - Coppin State Eagle Twilight); 800m (2:14.24 - Wake Forest Open); 1500m (5:05.83 - Wake Forest Open) ... Member of the 4x100 relay that ran a 48.46 at the Maryland Invitational, the 4x400 relay that ran a 3:43.77 at the ECAC Championships and the 4x800 relay that ran a 8:58.10 at the Penn Relays ... Also competed at the MEAC Championships, Delaware State Invitational and Penn Invite.
2010 Indoor Season: Season-bests: 400m (57.54 - Albany Great Dane Classic); 500m (1:15.36 - ECAC Championships); 800m (2:17.05 - MEAC Championships) ... Was a 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 in the Metropolitan Coaches Invitational, New Balance Collegiate Invitational and NYC Gotham Cup.
2009 Cross Country Season: Competed in six events ... Finished 43rd in the Towson Invitational with a time of 24:10.31 ... Ran a 23:33.49 at the UMES Cappy Anderson Invitational, which was good for 59th place ... Placed 16th at the Delaware State Hornet Invitational with a time of 22:03.31 ... Crossed 84th with a time of 22:12.87 at the Delaware Blue & Gold Invitational ... Was 40th overall at the MEAC Championship at UMES with a season best time of 21:50.59 ... Finished with a time of 27:23 at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals, held at UMES.
High School/Club: Member of the Golden Lyon club ... Was second during France Championships as a 16-year-old, running a 2:11 in the 800m.
Personal: Born January 11, 1988 in France ... Daughter of Rochambeau Georgette ... Major is Business Marketing ... Nickname is Mimi.