30 females and 28 males recognized by the conference for their dedication inside the classroom
UMES Women Finish Third, Men Take Fifth in Virginia Invitational
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.
2013 Outdoor Season: A distance runner ... Helped contribute to the 4x800-Meter relay success at Penn Relays with a 7th place 9:01.26 time as 4th leg and 4x400-Meter relay at MEAC Championships with a 3rd place 3:42.83 as a 1st leg addition ... placed 3rd with a season best of 2:13.12 in the 800-Meter at the MEAC Championships ... also competed in the 1500-Meter Run: (5:19:15 - Duke Invitational), (4:59.26 - Wake Forest Open) ... other 800m times: (2:14.81 - Duke Invitational), (2:18.44 - George Mason Spring Invitational), (2:18.72 - Morgan State Legacy).
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...has two sisters and five brothers...nickname is Hemleyboo...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...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 become a social worker upon graduation...favorite saying is "Pain is temporary, success is forever"...hobbies outside of sports is dancing, socializing and singing...hopes to aim for the highest level possible and run below 2:10 in the 800m and below 55 seconds in her leg of the 4x400m relay...best advice from her is to "Aim for the sky, and never say never"