The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hosts Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship
Eunice Jones, Cynthia Anais and Basil Melek Finish in Top Five of MEAC Championship
UMES Will Host MEAC Cross Country Championships Oct. 29
Cynthia Anais and Zavior Brown Recognized as Cross Country Top Performers
Anais and Jones Take 6th and 7th in U. Delaware Invitational
2011 Cross Country Season: Completed all seven of UMES' meets ... Finished with a season's best 18:39.35 to take second place in the Delaware State Invitational ... Ran a 21:11.66 in the UMES Lid-Lifter ... and a 19:04.08 in the UMES Cappy Anderson ... Finished the MEAC Championship with a 19:15.13.
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 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.
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.
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.