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Celia Whyte
Celia Whyte

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Manchester, Jamaica

Last College:
Essex County C.C.

2009 Cross Country Season: Completed five events ... Finished 28th at the Towson Invitational with a time of 22:30.99 ... Was the highest UMES finisher at the UMES Cappy Anderson Invitational with a time of 20:04.04 ... Crossed second at the Delaware State Hornet Invitational with a season best time of 19:27.78 ... Placed 49th at the Delaware Blue & Gold Invitational with a time of 21:00.50 ... Ran a season-best 19:20.92 at the MEAC Championship at UMES, which was good for ninth overall ... Finished the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals, held at UMES, with a time of 26:23.

2008 Indoor Season: Ran a personal record of 2:08.93 in the 800.

2008 Outdoor Season: Ran 2:10.20 in the 800 meters ... Qualified for NCAA regionals in Tallahassee, Fla., running 2:09.33 at Florida State.

2008 Cross Country Season: Competed in all seven events ... Had two top-10 finishes ... Ran second in 18:45.66 at the Hawk Challenge at UMES ... Was eighth at the MEAC Championships at UMES in 18:41.40 ... Member of the MEAC Championship team ... Was 161st in 26:40 at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional six-kilometer event.

Personal: Born Dec. 2, 1985 in Manchester, Jamaica ... Has one brother, Carl ... Majoring in Agriculture.